Community Development Manager
Susie moved to Lufkin in the second grade with her parents to open the Lufkin State Supported Living Center, where she remained until graduation from high school in 1971. She is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a BBA in Marketing. Upon moving back to Lufkin in 2006, Susie Cardwell went to work at the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce as the Manager of Community Development and Coordinator of Vision 2020. She oversees the Chamber’s leadership programs (Leadership Lufkin, Leadership Tomorrow, and Leadership Lufkin Alumni Association), Angelina County Science & Tech Fair, and is Logistics for various annual Chamber events. She is married to Trey Cardwell of J.E. Kingham Construction and enjoys gardening, landscape design, decorating, movies, knitting, just about any creative crafts, and spending time with family in her spare time. She loves being back in Lufkin!