She is an enthusiastic leader, knowledgeable in program development, grants management, the securing of resources, and is committed to helping individuals improve their quality of life through education, skills development and asset building. Cindy received her MBA from Grand Canyon University. Prior to joining The New Foundation in January 2017, Cindy was the Vice President of Family and Community Services for Child & Family Resources, Inc. Cindy has previously served as the CEO of the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS and was Vice President of the John C. Lincoln Health Network and Executive Director of Desert Mission Neighborhood Renewal and Desert Mission. At Desert Mission, she had oversight of Desert Mission programs, including a nationally-accredited early childhood learning center, a children’s dental clinic, a community health center, a food bank, and an adult day program. Cindy currently serves on the board of ValleyLife and chairs the Phoenix North Regional council for First Things First.