LINC Energy Systems’ Susan Bender Takes DBJ Honor
Congratulations to Susan Bender for winning Denver Business Journal 2016 Outstanding Women in Business in the Energy category.
All of us are thrilled, yet not surprised by the Denver Business Journal’s selection of our CEO, president, and founder, Susan Bender. We celebrated at the award ceremony yesterday afternoon at the Marriott in downtown Denver. We all were excited when we heard Susan was a finalist, but this was the icing on the cake.
Denver Business Journal
The Denver Business Journal has a full coverage of the event with articles, videos, and photos.
- To read an up-close article on Susan, click “For Linc Energy’s Susan Bender, Relationships are No.1” (if you’re a subscriber)
- To see a slideshow of all the well-deserved finalists and winners click Denver Business Journal names 2016 Outstanding Women in Business winners
- To watch a video of the winners, click Outstanding Women in Business Honorees Discuss Cracking the Glass Ceiling.
- Also, check out the video DBJ’s Outstanding Women in Business Finalists Speak Out.
More About Susan M. Bender
Susan Bender is a successful business leader and well respected in her businesses, within the industry and community. She is recognized as an industry thought leader and guides the development of staff to become thought leaders in their perspective disciplines. Through her leadership, she has built a successful business of 26 plus years in a competitive and predominately male industry by adapting to challenges, expressing excellence and providing creative solutions to counter obstacles. She has led the acquisition of business assets and the formation of a new company, GPL Odorizers, which offers a unique, ventless and eco-friendly way to odorize natural gas.
Bender has demonstrated a dedication to the community and her business even in the face of adversity and health challenges. When diagnosed and treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma she continued to lead her company and increased her commitment to the community. She donates her time to her businesses’ building association and the Jeffco Energy Action Committee. Bender is a founding member of Impact 100 Denver, a group of women who donate $1000 each, per year so that the group can collectively grant $100,000 to a worthy nonprofit in the community. She is also a platinum sponsor to Project Angel Heart. She is also a philanthropist and founder of The Susan M. Bender Family Fund managed by The Denver Foundation.
All around, Bender exemplifies excellence in leadership of her businesses and passion for giving back to the community.