Group14 is pleased to announce that Celeste Cizik, Existing Buildings Service Director and Principal, has been promoted to Group14 Engineering’s CEO and President. Sue Reilly, who founded Group14 in 1993, will remain with the company and continue to lead the Energy Team and support the firm through the end of 2023.
Cizik’s appointment, and the continuation of Michael Levinson, Matt Cooper and Laura Charlier as Principals and Officers, ensures Group14 will remain a client-focused, women-owned small business dedicated to energy efficiency and sustainable solutions for the built environment.
Celeste joined Group14 Engineering in 2014, and has served as Chief Operating Officer and Existing Buildings Services Director. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, where she earned both her MBA and Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering. Cizik has over 19 years of experience in the building systems field which includes management of large teams and multi-million-dollar energy projects.
“Celeste is the natural choice to lead Group14 going forward,” said Reilly. “Celeste, along with Laura, Matt and Michael and the entire staff, exemplify the compassion and commitment that are hallmarks of this firm.”
“On behalf of the staff and principals at Group14, we want to thank Sue for her exemplary leadership and incredible legacy.” said Cizik. “We look forward to continuing Sue’s commitment to improving the built environment and expanding diversity within the engineering industry.”
Reilly founded Group14 Engineering (aka Enermodal Engineering, Inc.) in 1993, with a focus on energy modeling. Today, Group14 has 50 employees specializing in sustainable design, energy efficiency, and building commissioning.
Group14 is headquartered in Denver, Colorado with projects across the United States. We are a women-owned business, a B Corp and a Just Organization.