Cynthia leads operations, finance, and people initiatives at TICAS. She brings extensive experience in strategic decision making, leading complex organizational change, and developing individual and team talent. Before joining TICAS, she was the Interim CEO at Exponent Philanthropy, where she also served in COO and Chief Program Officer roles during her tenure, had a 19-year research and leadership career at The Advisory Board Company, and was an admissions officer at Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute.

Cynthia received her undergraduate degree in Russian from Georgetown University and her master’s degree in education with a concentration in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University.