Cynthia Renfro

Cynthia Renfro
GEIR Team Leader
Region: U.S. South

Cynthia Renfro is currently President & CEO of Civis Consulting, LLC, a Seattle-based consulting firm that supports philanthropic institutions and community-based organizations in developing and implementing strategic and intentional programs. Civis Consulting has expertise in grant-making, organizational development, comprehensive human resource development and program implementation at local, state and national levels. She also currently holds a senior Fellow position with Frontline Solutions, a consulting firm that provides convening design and facilitation, research and analysis, project management and strategy advisement services for institutions working toward the greater good.
 
Prior to launching Civis Consulting and joining the Frontlines team, she spent more than nine years as program officer then program director at the Marguerite Casey Foundation; two years at the Beldon Fund in New York City and three years with the Turner Foundation in Atlanta. She continues to be profoundly grateful for the “advanced degree insupporting environmental activists” she earned from her experience with the Turner family’s passion for protecting and restoring the natural world. She currently serves on the boards of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and the Public Citizen Foundation.