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 restoration project (NGP), our nation’s largest restoration project in the lower 48 states. Cindy currently serves on the NGP Leadership Committee, where she plays an integral role helping restore large sections of the Prairie to its environmental integrity as documented by Lewis and Clark 200 years ago. To date, Cindy has visited NPG’s primary project sites multiple times and has extensively explored other areas of the ecosystem.
In addition to her work with World Wildlife Fund, Cindy has held board positions with several highly respected non-profit organizations. Cindy joined Golden Gate University’s (GGU) Board of Trustees in 2017. In 2019 she was elected Secretary. She chairs the Committee on Trustees, is a member of the Executive Committee, and serves on the Student Experience Committee which oversees many of GGU’s differentiators including academic excellence, services outside of the classroom, graduation and job placement. GGU takes great pride in its 100+ year history of expanding access to higher education. In 2018, GGU was ranked as the nation’s #1 Four Year College for Adult Learners by Washington Monthly for the third consecutive year. Cindy joined International Women’s Forum Northern California (IWF NorCal) in 2005. In 2018 she was elected board member, chairing the Member Engagement Committee. Cindy also served as the Vice President of the Legacy Foundation and completed terms as both Secretary and President for IWF NorCal. Cindy is actively engaged in the IWF Global Network.
Cindy had a successful career in management consulting and public accounting, with 15 years at Arthur Andersen. There, she developed leading edge practices and business units. She was one of the first women at Arthur Andersen to achieve partnership. Cindy also co-founded 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).