President and CEO
Su Hawk joined B:CIVIC in August of 2015. Her professional career has focused on growing membership associations to elevate initiatives for the community and serve as advocate and leader to transform environments for business growth. She was president/CEO of CSIA/Colorado Technology Association for nearly 10 years, transforming the small software association to become one of the most influential technology associations in the nation. She was Vice President at the Denver Metro Chamber, President/CEO of the Denver/Boulder BBB and Foundation, SVP with Southeast Business Partnership, and began her membership association career with Associated Grocers, an association and buying organization for independent grocers across a multi-state region.
Her career also has focused on marketing, PR and community relations in her roles identified above as well as for Xcel Energy, Tracy-Locke/BBDO, Clarus PR, and Schenkein. She was on the teams for key major Denver events including International World Youth Day and the Papal Visit with Pope John Paul II, International Summit of the Eight, opening of Denver International Airport, and Denver Grand Prix.
Su believes in community involvement, and began volunteering when she was 14. Since then, she has served on and chaired a number of civic Boards and committees including the Blind Institute of Technology, Family Tree, Points For People, MESA, Open World Learning, PRSA, Girls Count, and on IT transition teams for Governor Hickenlooper, Governor Ritter, and Mayor Hancock. She was a practitioner instructor in integrated marketing communications at DU’s University College for nearly ten years, and has been involved in and an advocate for corporate social responsibility and volunteerism throughout her career.
Communications and Marketing Manager
Michele has more than 20 years of experience in community relations, marketing and communications. She worked with the Denver-area Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC), and also with CH2M for nearly 15 years, providing community relations, communications and project management support. She helped stand-up a multi-year CSR STEM education program led by CH2M, working in collaboration with the National Society of Black Engineers, the City of Denver, Denver Public Schools and various business and non-profit partners. Michele aims to move programs forward by identifying the targeted outcome with the target market, and using creative outreach approaches to achieve goals.
She has served on school advisory committees, helped form a district-approved options school and volunteered on local campaigns. She enjoys supporting various non-profits and their activities.
Michele loves Colorado and feels fortunate to live in a place that values “getting the good going.”