Cynthia Thompson

Chief Development Officer (she/her/hers)
Cynthia boomeranged back to Big Brothers Big Sisters in February 2016 after living and working in Australia for three years. She was the Chief Development Officer at BBBS from 2009 to 2010. Cynthia has 20 years’ experience leading fund development teams for diverse non-profit organizations in the United States and Australia. She is a former President of the Oregon & SW Washington Chapter of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) and a former President of WVDO, the regional professional development organization for fundraisers and non-profit executives. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a major in Marketing and moved to the west coast in 1999. A fun fact about her is that one year she was champion in her age category for a cross-country mountain bike race series in New England.