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Lottery Commissioner Suzanna Shkreli


Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Suzanna Shkreli Commissioner of the Michigan Lottery on March 1, 2024. Prior to her appointment, Shkreli served as Director of Juvenile Justice Reform at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).  In that role, Shkreli focused efforts on addressing the systemic and persistent issues with the juvenile justice system and implementation of recommendations made by the Juvenile Justice Task Force. Prior to joining MDHHS, Shkreli served as Michigan’s Children’s Ombudsman and worked as deputy legal counsel in the Executive Office of the Governor.

Before joining state government, Shkreli served as an assistant prosecuting attorney with the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office. She has conducted training for law enforcement officials throughout Albania on Crime Victims’ Rights on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Prosecutorial Development and Training. Additionally, Shkreli serves as a member of the Governor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect where she chairs the training subcommittee on child fatality protocol development.

Shkreli is a lifelong Michigander, and graduate of Oakland University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School.