Cyndi grew up in Iowa and graduated from the University of South Dakota with a degree in Accounting. She worked for many years as a CPA, holding staff and management positions in audit, accounting, and finance with Deloitte, Trans World Airlines, and American Airlines. Cyndi has traveled extensively and has a passion for learning about different cultures and people. She has a heart for serving those in need and inspiring others to do the same. She was a Mission Elder at her church for 3 years. During that time she organized and led numerous local and international outreach activities, including biannual mission trips to Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point), MX, which she continues to lead.
Cyndi is married to Gordon and they have two sons who attend Georgia Tech and Stanford. Cyndi and Gordon live in Scottsdale, AZ, and also have a condo in Rocky Point. Cyndi is committed to giving back to the Puerto Peñasco community which she considers to be her second home.