Susanne Cambre is a founding member of the Dwyer, Cambre & Suffern law firm in Metairie, La., a practice focused on commercial transactions, commercial lending, real estate development construction and financing. She received a B.S. degree from Tulane University and a Juris Doctor from Loyola University, both in New Orleans, La. Ms. Cambre joined the Board of Directors of the J.M. Burguières Co. in 2009 and was elected Chairman in 2011.
The J.M. Burguières Co., Limited. was founded in 1877 with three plantations and has prospered through the years as a land acquisition and holding company with property interests in Louisiana, Florida and Texas. The Company is a holding company with numerous subsidiaries. However, the Company conducts operations within three strategic business units, Agriculture, Minerals, and Environmental.
An elected Board of Directors governs the Company with eight members – six are family member stockholders and two are independent. The Company is currently staffed with 13 full-time employees and 5 part-time. The Company is committed to long term investment opportunities with a moderate risk profile.