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Cynthia Eisenberg

Cynthia Eisenberg
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CYNTHIA EISENBERG became involved with World Wildlife Fund over 20 years ago after a trip to Africa showcased their work. Since 2003 she has been actively engaged in WWF’s Northern Great Plains (NGP) restoration project, the largest such project in the lower 48 states. Eisenberg currently serves on the NGP Leadership Committee, where she plays an integral role in helping to restore large sections of the prairie to its environmental integrity, as documented by Lewis and Clark 200 years ago. She has visited NPG’s primary project sites multiple times and has extensively explored other areas of the ecosystem. In addition to her work with WWF, Eisenberg has held leadership roles with a number of other highly respected nonprofit organizations. She was two-term president of the board and two-term chair of the membership committee for the International Women’s Forum of Northern California, the Bay Area affiliate of the International Women’s Forum. Currently, she is vice president of the Legacy Foundation of IWF NorCal. She also served as an officer on the boards of the International Museum of Women and Peace x Peace. Her work outside the nonprofit sector includes a successful career in management consulting and public accounting. At Arthur Andersen she developed leading-edge practices and business units, including the first health care tax profit center in Northern California. She was one of the first women at Arthur Andersen to achieve partnership. Eisenberg also cofounded and is active in Community Bank Investors, a specialized investment fund. She has a master’s degree in taxation and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).