Branch Manager, Key Bank
Retired Superintendent, NYS Department of Corrections
Vice President Commercial Banking, J.P. Morgan Chase
Independent Marketing/Sales Consultant
Immigration Staff Attorney, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project
Blair L. Bedgood
Associate, J.P. Morgan Chase
Civil Rights Attorney, Equal Opportunity Employment Commission
Vice President, Corporate Relations and Special Projects, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Commissioner of Personnel, Erie County
Senior Purchasing Manager, PCB Piezotronics, Inc
Producer Business Development, Lawley Insurance
Owner, McCarthy IE
Dr. Rolanda Ward
Associate Professor of Social Work, Niagara University
Director of Community Relations, Erie County Medical Center
Radio Personality, Town Square Radio Inc.
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, 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 and the 2018 Medaille College, Distinguished Alumni Award.