Cynthia was born and raised in the Bay Area and spent many summers and winters at Lake Tahoe. She lived abroad for ten years in Vienna, Austria where her two boys were born. She became deeply involved in the expat community as Vice President of The Vienna Family Network. She organized larger groups of volunteers and many fundraising events to support Austrian charities. She has played a big role in fundraising at the American International School in Vienna and worked as a substitute German teacher at the International School of Atlanta. After traveling the world with her family she is excited to make North Lake Tahoe her permanent home. She enjoys cross country skiing and hiking with her Labrador and paddle boarding in the summer.