Cindy Swensen

Senior Advisor

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Cindy is a nationally recognized coach with a compelling record of success having created, advised, and supported businesses for more than 35 years. In addition to being a master coach, her Wall St. and business experience uniquely positions Cindy to understand the pressures, personalities and politics that make today’s business environment so challenging.

Through insightful questions and advice, she enables clients to understand and examine their patterns of behavior and uncover what may be limiting them from reaching their full potential. Cindy’s style is action-oriented, supportive, and injected with humor and compassion. Cindy has supported such diverse companies as: Aristotle, Axogen, Bell Canada, BNY Mellon, Court TV, Comedy Central, CanWest, Citigroup, Civic Builders, Comcast, Cablevision, Finsbury, GE, Gramercy, Hudson Realty Capital, Ketchum, Moody’s, MTV Networks, NBCUniversal, National Geographic, Pepper Hamilton, Proskauer Rose, Rainbow Media, Shelter Corporation, TruTV, USA, The Weather Channel, Wells Fargo, WICT, and numerous not-for-profits.

In the words of a Managing Director and Global Business Head at Citi, “Having worked with hundreds of consultants, I have never met anyone who has the same gift for quickly and effectively getting to the core of an issue and been so targeted in her practical advice on how to address and eliminate problems that can block the achievement of an individual’s, team’s or division’s goals.”

Before her 20-year career as an executive coach, Cindy worked on Wall Street for a decade and underwrote and syndicated over $10 billion of leveraged and project-based transactions. After Wall Street, Cindy was a Director at Walt Disney launching cable networks and the Senior Vice President of Business Development at a high-tech, start-up: LiveWave.

Masters in Interactive Telecommunications from NYU (4.0), B.A. from Colgate University with Honors in Economics (Omicron Delta Epsilon) and a minor in psychology, Coach University, Betsy Magness Leadership Fellow.

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