DENVER -- Colorado Technology Association announced it has named Frannie Matthews as its new president and CEO.
Matthews spent 18 years with IBM, recently serving as senior location executive for Denver, and has served on the CTA board for more than two years.
"Frannie brings a vision for the future of Colorado tech community that's been honed through a career as a leader, mentor and advocate," said David Roberts, CTA board chair.
"We're thrilled to start shaping CTA's next chapter with her amid robust growth for our state and our industry."
Matthews has more than 10 years of sales management and leadership experience with regional high-performance teams and brings her passion for helping the next generation, particularly within STEM education.
She has taught high school-level Junior Achievement courses and works with University of Colorado students through the Leeds School of Business Professional Mentoring Program and Professional Selling course.
Matthews also mentors a high school student at the IBM-sponsored PTECH program at Skyline High School.