Suzi Bredbenner, a Florida-licensed CPA since 1987 serves corporate clients and employers of all sizes in numerous industries. Ms. Bredbenner leverages her experience working in the private sector to assist clients with all of their accounting needs, helping improve their efficiency and profitability in a broad range of advisory and support services. She has extensive background in overhauling accounting platforms including system implementation, reporting, and accounting procedures. As a Senior Audior at Ernst and Young, her clients included manufacturing firms, newspapers, city and county municipalities, retail sales, hotels, pensions, and nonprofit organizations. Since then she has held a positions of Controller and CFO at a variety of companies including manufacturing, media, post secondary schools, stevedoring and port operations. Ms. Bredbenner earned the Masters of Accountancy from Florida Atlantic University and the Bachelors in Accounting from Stetson University.
Ms. Bredbenner lives in Ruskin, Florida with her husband Chris. She enjoys cruises, theme parks, and being creative. She is a lifetime member of Girl Scouts and volunteers as an encampment director, adult outdoor skills trainer. She is an active member of the Kiwanis Clubs of Southshore Florida, Greater Brandon and Greater Uptown Tampa.
Girl Scouts of the USA is the largest organization for girls in the world. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship while fostering the development of leadership skills and self-esteem.
Kiwanis International is a global organization of members dedicated to serving the children of the world and developing youth leaders. Kiwanis and its family of clubs – nearly 600,000 members strong – annually raise more than $107 million and dedicate more than 18 million volunteer hours to strengthen communities and serve children. Members of every age attend regular meetings, experience fellowship, raise funds for various causes and participate in service projects that help their communities. Members also make an impact throughout the world by participating in Kiwanis International’s new global campaign for children, The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal/neonatal tetanus.
The Vision of the Firehouse Cultural Center is to be a multi-use, cultural and educational facility that is a vital catalyst and a resource for the diverse SouthShore community and the region. The Mission of the Firehouse Cultural Center is to offer quality programming with a focus on a full spectrum of the arts, and on education for all ages. Center programs encourage participation, engagement, discovery and learning. Firehouse Center will offer experiential connections to the arts and to the unique history, culture and natural environment of the south county region. The Center stimulates, supports and encourages economic opportunity, contributing to Ruskin’s downtown development and to building a tangible sense of place.