Ivy Tech Speaker Series to Feature Vectren CFO Susan Hardwick


Vectren CFO Susan Hardwick will be the culminating speaker in the 2018 School of Business Speaker Series at Ivy Tech Community College on Wednesday, April 18. This presentation in the annual series will be at 6 p.m. in Vectren Auditorium.  It is free and open to the public.

Hardwick, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vectren Corporation, will present the keynote address, “Choices.”  In contrast to common goal setting thinking, Hardwick will reflect on the day-to-day personal and corporate experiences and decisions that led her to her current position and programs at Vectren.

A public reception is planned prior to this presentation at 5:30 p.m. in the foyer of the auditorium.

Hardwick was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vectren Corporation in 2016. Prior to her current role, Hardwick served as senior vice president, CFO and vice president, controller and assistant treasurer of Vectren. She has extensive public accounting experience and has spent the majority of her career involved in the regulated utility industry.

Hardwick holds a B.S. degree in accounting from Indiana University and is a certified public accountant.

She has held numerous leadership roles in the American Gas Association and the Edison Electric Institute.  She is active in the community serving on several boards and has been honored with numerous awards including: 2009 Athena Award; the 2011 Maverick Award by the Midwest Energy Association; the 2016 Sara B. Davies Award by Leadership Evansville; and was named one of 158 Women to Watch by the Diversity Journal in 2016. Hardwick also received the Torchbearer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indiana Commission on Women in 2016 and was honored as Indiana Business Journal CFO of the Year in 2016.

For additional information, contact Karen Gore, Ivy Tech business professor, 812-429-1450.




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