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President & CEO

Susanne Suttich

Susanne Suttich RN, BSA

Prior to the conception of Medical Training Consultants Inc., the parent company of IV Nurse Consultants, I was a Registered Nurse for 21 years. At a Portland hospital, I was the Charge Nurse of both the IV and the Emergency departments where we specialized in trauma and cardiac. I assisted in the implementation of educational programs, policies and procedures, and quality assurance activities. I also taught nurses, student nurses and paramedics IV therapy.

In 1990, I met and married a wonderful man and moved to Tacoma, WA. Within a few years, I took on numerous new roles within the community.

I began working for a major pulmonary group, which led to doing clinical trials for a medical research company. During that time, I was approached by a leading Tacoma college to develop and teach an IV Therapy Program. While establishing the program, I began to pursue my state teaching certificate. Once again, I was approached by a pharmaceutical company to manage their IV team.

As more and more doors opened, I was able to use many of the skills I had learned over the years. My passion for nursing and education grew. My demand grew.

In 1995, the American Heart Association (AHA) reorganized their program offerings and developed Community Training Centers (CTC). As I had been teaching for AHA since 1976, I decided to look into becoming a CTC. After many months of research, I asked my husband what he thought about me starting my own businesses - as a CTC for AHA and an IV team supporting a pharmaceutical company. He was extremely supportive and said I “should go for it.” My dad, who is the wind beneath my wings, cinched the deal for me. We had been talking about my future opportunities. He said, “My daughters can do anything. If this is what you want to do, you should think big and do it.” Thus it was, with the confidence and encouragement of my family, I opened Medical Training Consultants in 1995.

Today, it has turned into three rapidly growing companies, MTCI, IV Nurse Consultants (IVNC), and the College of Medical Training (CoMT). MTCI encompasses our worldwide GSA contracts and the IV Nurse Consultants team. The College of Medical Training specializes in higher education, using hands-on and classroom techniques. Both companies have a seasoned management team, a solid business operation, and a roster of long term clients, who are the best testament of our success.