Incorporated in 2004, President Suzanne Kennedy founded Floravista, Inc. to provide quality, scientific, ecological services to a wide range of clients. As a small, woman-owned business, Floravista provides superior customer service, applying sound, biological science and scientific methods to real world construction, land improvement, and ecological restoration challenges.
Ms. Kennedy draws on 21 years of experience in the ecological, biological and environmental professional fields. Prior to launching Floravista, Inc., she was an Environmental Scientist at Brevard County Natural Resources Management Office for six years.
Previous experience includes Research Assistant on several ecological and botanical projects for Florida International University (FIU), and as an educator at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, upon completion of her Master's of Science degree in Biological Sciences at Florida International University (FIU).
During and after obtaining her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biological Sciences, she was Assistant Curator of Endangered Species at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden in Miami, and completed a summer internship at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.
FIU contacted Suzanne to interview and feature her as an alumna in the FIU BioNews (The Newsletter of the Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University) - Vol.4 No.1, Summer 2007.
In 2008, the Gulliver Schools Magazine for Alumni and Friends, (The Atrium), contacted Suzanne, and featured her as an alumna.