Peaceprints of WNY’s Executive Team
Cindi joined the Peaceprints family as Executive Director in 2014. She holds an undergraduate degree in Health & Human Services from the University at Buffalo, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Medaille College. Prior to joining the Peaceprints Team, Cindi served as the Erie County Reentry Taskforce Coordinator immersing herself in the needs of both the providers and clients alike. Prior to serving as the ECRTF Coordinator, Cindi initiated her career in reentry serving as a Senior Job Developer for the Center for Employment Opportunities.
In addition to serving as PPWNY’s Executive Director, Cindi remains an active member of our community. Cindi is a member of Leadership Buffalo (class of 2016), the Erie County Reentry Taskforce, the Erie County Reentry Coalition, as well as a proud member of the Junior League of Buffalo, presently serving as the organizations president-elect, she also serves as a board of director for Homespace, LLC – an organization that empowers young mothers often exploited by our foster care system.
Cindi was recognized in 2015 as one of Buffalo’s Women Who Move the City honorees, and in 2016 Cindi was recognized both as an Athena Young Professional finalist as well as a Woman in Leadership by the Buffalo Chapter of NYS Women’s Inc. In 2017, Cindi was recognized by Lockport High School as a Distinguished Alumni as well as by Buffalo Business First as a 40 under 40 honoree. Cindi most recently received the 2018 Junior League of Buffalo’s Presidents Award.
2018 Board of Directors
Board Executive Team
Principal, Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.
Dr. Rolanda Ward
Associate Professor of Social Work, Niagara University
Vice President Commercial Banking, Bank on Buffalo
Assistant Vice-President, M&T Bank
Associate, Phyllips Lytle
Technician, Wittburn Enterprises, Inc.
Director, Ken-Ton’s Regional Education Center for Economic Development
Retired Superintendent, NYS Deptartment of Corrections
Vice President of Premium Seating, Pegula Sports & Entertainment
Prevention & Reentry Coordinator, Department of Justice
Relationship Manager-Vice President, Key Bank