President and CEO
United Way of Forsyth County
Cindy Gordineer has been president and CEO of United Way of Forsyth County since 2011. Forsyth County’s United Way is ranked near the top nationwide for per-capita giving and invests in programs that have resulted in 73% reduction in chronic homelessness since 2006 and an increase in the county HS graduation rate from 70.7% in 2007 to 86.5% in 2017.
Prior to joining United Way of Forsyth County, Cindy was a Regional Executive with the American Red Cross in New York State and was named 2011 Executive of the Year in central NY State by the Business Journal of Central New York. Prior to her tenure with the Red Cross, she was Executive VP and COO of WSKG Public Broadcasting in Vestal, NY.
Cindy's educational background includes a B.S. in Accounting and a M.B.A. in Marketing and Leadership, both from Binghamton University. She has also completed coursework for a doctorate in Leadership and Organizational Development.