The office of Dr. Suzanne Penn celebrates forty years in business (Chicago, IL) – The Office of Dr. Suzanne Penn announces the celebration of their fortieth year in business. Dr. Penn is a highly successful tax and wealth management entrepreneur with a PhD in Business Administration who focuses on implementing new ideas regarding leadership – as a thought leader, visionary and change agent.
She is the Founder and Chairman of MTS Tax Solutions, a national tax practice servicing educators, attorneys, surgeons and business owners since 1981. In addition, since 1990, professionals and business owners have also utilized the expertise of “Dr. Sue” and her team at MFS WealthCare; a financial service firm and insurance brokerage licensed in Illinois and Florida.
At MFS WealthCare, Dr. Penn and her staff help clients to retire early and discover the benefits of lifetime income. “Dr. Sue” as she is known believes “the more clearly you define your financial goals, the more likely you are to Re-create Your Life.”
Both businesses are located at 200 E. Randolph, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL 60601.
Over the years, Dr. Penn has also given back to the community that has supported her. She was the founder and Executive Director of Financial Independence Institute (F.I.I.) an Illinois non-profit which educated over 7,000 attendees at their annual “Champagne Seminar” events and their “Certificate Seminar” series which provided topical information on small business, real estate and investments. Featured key-note speakers over the years included television host Oprah Winfrey, editor Susan Taylor, actress Marla Gibbs and advertising executive Barbara Proctor.
F.I.I.’s board members included Dr. Arnita Boswell (sister of Whitney Young), Linnie Woods-Stewart (Mary Kay Independent National Director Emeritus), and John Rogers (Ariel Capital). Advisory Board members included Rev. Dr. Willie Barrow (Rainbow-PUSH Coalition) and Sandra Finley (The League of Black Women).
She is a celebrated author. Her book “The Pink Corner Office: Women Achieving Power In The Workplace,” was honored at the Carl Sandburg Literary Award Dinner sponsored by the Chicago Library Foundation in October 2017.
“Dr. Sue” has been the recipient of many awards such as the Images-Leadership Award, The Kizzy Award for Professional Achievement, The League of Black Women’s-Black Rose Award, the 2009 Chicago Defender’s- Woman of Excellence Award and The New Orleans Center of Successful Living’s-Spirit of Greatness Award among others. She has also been recognized for her work by former United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu and former New Orleans Mayor and current National Urban League President Marc Morial.
Suzanne has been featured in Newsweek, Today’s Chicago Woman and Crain’s Chicago Business magazines; and the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and N’Digo newspapers. Dr. Penn has also been a contributing writer for the Chicago Defender Newspaper.
Dr. Penn holds a B.A. with honors from the University of Illinois-Chicago, an MBA from the
University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business and a Ph.D. in Business Management from Kennedy-Western University.
She is a member of the University of Illinois at Chicago Foundation’s President’s Council and a member of the Advisory Board of Keiser University’s Business Graduate School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The office of Dr. Suzanne Penn celebrates forty years in business