President, Volition Strategies
Cindy helps organizations align sustainability and brand communication strategy with their business goals.Cindy is a 20-year veteran of brand, marketing and corporate responsibility working in real estate, hospitality and food and beverage, clean technology, energy and general business-to-business industries. She has developed programs including start-up sustainability education, cradle-to-cradle product design, strategic sustainability planning efforts, and increasing stakeholder engagement. All of these programs share the goals of mitigating risk, improving engagement and productivity, and maximizing economic value.
Cindy is a Rebel and a Pioneer, having graduated from UNLV’s prestigious Hotel and Business Administration undergraduate program and earning a Masters in Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, where she has also taught strategic corporate responsibility reporting. She is certified in the Global Reporting Initiative 4.0 strategic framework and serves as the national sustainability chairperson for the nationwide Cleantech Open accelerator.