Senior Consultant

Cindy Whiston has more than 30 years of experience in consulting, training, and large account relationship management—experience that she seamlessly weaves into her speaking and facilitation to create powerful learning moments for her audiences. Her areas of expertise include leadership development, strategic planning, accountability and work-life programs, communications, and coaching for improved performance. She has spoken to audiences of all sizes, including at Turner Construction, Microsoft, and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Cindy has served over 8,000 individuals in corporations and government agencies. She was recognized by Microsoft as “Best in Class,” with top scores for excellence in coaching and facilitation. Clients served include the Boeing Company, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Deloitte, Ritz Carlton, the Humane Society of the United States, NPR, and Premera Blue Cross.

Cindy’s background includes management and sales roles at IBM as well as consulting, training, and territory management responsibilities in the Pacific Northwest. Her formal training includes a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in performance, both from U.C. Davis. Cindy participates in local civic rights activities, acts in the theatre when her schedule permits, and enjoys gardening, hiking and all things Aaron Sorkin.