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CivicPlus® Welcomes Steve Gilbert as Vice President of Marketing

Jess Marabella

Director of Content and Communications

February 7, 2024
5 min

Steve Gilbert HeadshotCivicPlus®, a leader in integrated public sector technology, is pleased to announce that it has hired Steve Gilbert as Vice President of Marketing. In his role, Gilbert will lead the company’s product marketing, solution messaging, and retention marketing strategies, leading a team of seasoned marketing managers.

Gilbert brings to CivicPlus over 15 years of experience directing strategic programs that have elevated technology companies’ brand recognition and revenue growth. His previous roles include head of marketing at Spiceworks Ziff Davis, head of brand and growth marketing at SHI International, head of B2B and education marketing at Logitech, and head of commercial marketing at Lenovo.

According to Emily Harnish, CivicPlus’s Chief Marketing Officer, Gilbert’s addition will strengthen the Marketing team’s expertise in the B2B technology space.

“Steve brings valuable experience growing global brands through the consistent, impactful, data-driven messaging strategy,” Harnish said. “His previous work with industry-leading brands has taught him how to capture and accelerate the momentum of rapidly growing entities, and his passion for the unique needs of B2B buyers gives him critical insights into the needs of our government entity customers.”

Most valuable, Harnish adds, are Steve’s continual pursuit of high-quality content and his people-centric leadership style.

“We are thrilled to have Steve as a leader on our team. He brings levity, clear direction, and empathetic leadership to every initiative.”

Gilbert says he looks forward to helping CivicPlus continue to support its customers in optimizing the value of their CivicPlus portfolios.

“I was inspired to join CivicPlus because of its reputation as a customer-centric gov tech leader with a mission to help make government work better,” said Gilbert. “Our customers are rapidly adopting and growing their integrated tech stacks with CivicPlus, and what I love about this company and its people is that they never implement software and walk away. This team is committed to helping create positive civic experiences between local governments and their residents, and I’m excited to be part of such a mission-driven company.

Gilbert earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Stephen F. Austin State University. He resides in Austin, Texas, with his family.

About CivicPlus

CivicPlus is a trusted technology company dedicated to empowering government staff and powering exceptional digital experiences for residents. With a comprehensive suite of solutions that combine to form THE Modern Civic Experience Platform, we strive to create one-stop, frictionless interactions that delight residents and help staff collaborate and work efficiently. As a result, government administrations that choose CivicPlus realize greater trust and satisfaction among their community members.

Backed by over 25 years of experience and leveraging the insights of more than 850 team members, our solutions are chosen by over 10,000 global entities and are used daily by over 340 million people in the U.S. and Canada. For more information, please visit

Jessica Marabella
Director of Content and Communications

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Jess Marabella

Director of Content and Communications