Cynthia Eisenberg became involved with WWF 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 WWF, Cindy has held board positions with a number of highly respected non-profit organizations. She joined Golden Gate University’s Board of Trustees in 2017, and currently serves on the audit and enrollment committees. Golden Gate University was founded in 1901 and, in 2016, was ranked as the nation’s #1 Four Year College for Adult Learners by Washington Monthly. Cindy 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. Cindy also served as an officer on the Boards of the International Museum of Women and Peace x Peace.
Cindy’s work outside of the non-profit 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. 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).