Cindy is Partner & Chief Sales Officer at Dealer Tire in Cleveland Ohio. Dealer Tire is a value added distributor that manages tire programs for over 20 automotive manufacturers. She joined the company in 2006. Cindy is responsible for all sales functions, leading a team of over 600 people who help auto dealerships to be more profitable and drive customer retention. She previously held the position of Chief People & Strategy Officer. Cindy plays a key role in shaping the strategy and culture, while ensuring top-notch execution.
Prior to Dealer Tire, Cindy was an Officer at Roadway Express, Inc. In her last position, she served as the Vice President, Organizational Development, Human Resources, and Industrial Engineering. Roadway was one of the largest transportation providers in the world with $3.5 billion in revenue and over 24,000 employees (now a subsidiary of YRCW).
Cindy's areas of expertise include sales, corporate strategy, mobilizing large-scale change initiatives, leadership development and organizational effectiveness. Cindy assisted the U.S. Navy in conducting Appreciative Inquiry (AI) summits and supported Dr. David Cooperrider of Case Western Reserve University in facilitating an AI summit for the Global Compact at the United Nations.
Cindy serves on the Board of In Counsel With Women. Cindy was the 2014 Campaign Chairperson for Go Red for Women (American Heart) for Cleveland and is a member of Circle of Red. Cindy serves on the Dean's Visiting Committee at The Weatherhead School of Management – Case Western Reserve University and is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at The Weatherhead School of Management. Cindy serves on the Advisory Board of the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain College in Vermont. Cindy is Chairman of the Edwin's Foundation Board at Edwin's Leadership Restaurant & Institute in Cleveland.