Suzette Martinez Valladares is a Latina businesswoman and educator who specializes in early childhood education and advocacy. She has served special needs children as the Executive Director of Southern California Autism Speaks. In 2018, Suzette assumed her mother’s role as CEO of Little Steps of Faith, a faith-based nonprofit preschool that provides quality childcare to underserved families in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Suzette currently represents the 38th Assembly District. 

Suzette resides with her husband, Shane, and the two are blessed with a daughter.