Prior to moving to Crested Butte full time in 2017, Cynthia has enjoyed the Gunnison Valley as a part-time resident for over seventeen years. Previously residing in Shreveport, Louisiana, Cynthia was involved with a number of non-profit organizations. She served on the Board of Directors of the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet and also served as Trustee of the Shreveport Charter Foundation, which built the first two new schools constructed in Caddo Parish, Louisiana in thirty-five years. She has served two terms on the Board of Directors of The Center for the Arts in Crested Butte. Cynthia is an attorney licensed to practice in the states of Texas and Louisiana. In 2017, she was selected as one of Shreveport/Bossier’s Best Attorneys by “SB Magazine.” Most recently, she has served as Development Director and Interim Executive Director for the Crested Butte Music Festival.
A native Houstonian, Cynthia has a Bachelor of Science in Management from the A.B. Freeman School of Business of Tulane University and a Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. She is excited to serve the Crested Butte Land Trust as it works to protect open spaces for both residents and visitors in the Gunnison Valley.