As an experienced entrepreneur, QuickBooks ProAdvisor and business coach, Cyndi works with owners and executives of small and medium sized businesses to help move them forward towards the fruition of an envisioned future.
Cyndi was raised in an entrepreneurial family in the real estate, retail, oil & gas, and the automotive industries. At 24 a dream of business ownership was realized with the opening of a small furniture, home accents and gift store. Over the next several years Cyndi grew the business over 200% and developed a textile line that was manufactured overseas.
In 2010, Cyndi took time to live and serve in Italy, Mongolia and The Dominican Republic. During her month long stay working part-time at a vineyard in Brisighella, Italy Cyndi traveled throughout Italy and Switzerland, meeting, interviewing and learning from many small business owners. In Mongolia, Cyndi served in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, with a nonprofit that provides a safe place for women to escape human trafficking and develop skills to become financially independent. In The Dominican Republic, Cyndi served with a nonprofit that feeds nearly 900 children a hot meal 6 days a week across the island of Hispaniola.
Cyndi has been working with other entrepreneurs for over a decade, assisting with organization, accounting, business development and individualized needs in order to move businesses forward.
Cyndi's success includes being:
>> Selected as member of Inuit's Accounting Professional Research Panel
>> A recipient of Home Accents Today's Retail Star for Creative Excellence Award
>> Array Magazine - featured as a top 10 product (Bamboo Comfort)
>> Featured in international publications ZeitWissen and ReNew (Bamboo Comfort)
>> National Geographic's Green Guide featured product (Bamboo Comfort)
>> Cool Green Stuff book featured product (Bamboo Comfort)
>> Being nominated for and serving on the Grant Review Panel for the Nashville Metro Arts Commission