Meet Rachel Suter: SF Mama and Director at Marc Jacobs Beauty

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Rachel Suter

“Never, ever burn a bridge. You never know when your paths will cross again.”

What do you do and what led you to this career?

I am the Director of Global Product Strategy for Marc Jacobs Beauty. I’ve always loved fashion and beauty, and this job, while new, is a dream come true!

What are the names and ages of your children?

Olivier is 20 years old, and Sebastien is 15 years old.

What has been your biggest career achievement thus far?

Landing a job in beauty without a beauty background.

What is the most rewarding aspect of being a mother?

Seeing my sons gain independence, while watching their true friendship bloom.

And what is the most challenging?

Paying for college!

What is your best advice for someone new to your industry?

Never, ever burn a bridge. Always find a way to develop a lasting relationship with ALL of your co-workers. You never know when your paths will cross again.

What is your best advice for a new mother?

Accept help and don’t worry too much about the mess and the noise. You’ll find yourself missing it one day!

What's next for you? Do you have an exciting projects coming up?

Off to New York to shoot a video for a very exciting new Marc Jacobs Beauty product!

Follow Rachel at @Rachel_suter1