General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Caterpillar Inc.

Suzette Long joined Caterpillar in 2004 and assumed her current role in 2017. She was previously an attorney with Gallagher & Kennedy and has completed Caterpillar’s Executive Leadership Program through Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. 

Caterpillar aims to achieve an inclusive cultural at all levels, from its Global Diversity Council down to its employee resource groups. The company was named a Top 10 Company for Employee Resource Groups by DiversityInc in 2014 and has been recognized for work with veterans, the disabled, and LGBT employees. Caterpillar was named an LCLD Most Active Member Corporation in 2015.

Joined LCLD 2014

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014, 2013)
Fellows nominated: 
2018: Erick Lee, William Maynie; 2016: Cynthia-Clare Martey, Carl Ellis Myers; 2015: Tracie Kim, Gina Vollmer; 2014: Janda M. Carter, Kendric M. Cobb; 2013: Wendy F. Dawson, Ruben E. Rodriguez

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014

Annual Meeting (2016)


Member: Suzette Long

Diversity Professional: Gina Vollmer

Communications: Lisa Miller