Sue Marks

Founder and Board Member, Cielo Inc

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Wisconsin

Stream: Risk

Sue Marks is an experienced CEO, Board Member and Angel Investor. She recently turned over the CEO role at the company she founded, Cielo, to the company’s COO. Serving clients globally, Cielo has 11 offices around the world. Cielo is currently backed by Permira, a $30B Private Equity firm. Prior to Permira, Cielo’s financial partners were Accel-KKR and RW Baird. Since its inception, she has been an annual member of the HRO Today HR Outsourcing Superstar listing, and was recognized as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in the service business category. She is the winner of the Marquette University College of Business Administration’s Alumni Award for Entrepreneurship and a three-time winner of both the Working Woman 500 designation and the Future 50 of Wisconsin. Sue earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration from Marquette University and is an annual participant in YPOWPO’s prestigious executive education program at Harvard Business School.