Hall, Suzanna Theresa was born on June 1, 1953 in East Saint Louis, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Harry Joseph and Jean Marie (Chabert) Hoppmann.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1975. Master of Science in Clothing and Textiles, Kansas State University, 1977.
Product manager Brown Shoe Company, Clayton, Missouri, 1977-1981, line builder, designer, since 1987. Design supervisor Shady Grove, Inc., Oakland, California, 1981-1985, production manager, 1985. Design coordinator Leon Max, Inc., Los Angeles, 1986-1987.