“Cynthia’s diverse experience in development was a real asset to WHTJ Charlottesville PBS.  She formed strong, successful relationships with corporate sponsors, board members, and major donors to substantially increase giving across a broad spectrum of programs.”

–Conni Lombardo,General Manager, WHTJ Charlottesville PBS

“Cynthia is a pleasure to work with and a real professional. I hired her more than once to help realtor associations I was running with assessments and fundraising events for our nonprofit arms. Her presentation to our Pennsylvania state association was well received. I recommended her, without hesitation, to anyone in need of her service.”

–David Phillips, VP of industry Relations, National

“Thanks for all of your guidance over the past year.
We couldn’t have done it without you!”

–Dan Rosensweig, Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

 “Cynthia provided important development assistance to us at a time of transition. She has a terrific head for development and a good eye for the detail that makes it a success. She worked well with me, the ED, and with more junior staff. She could make a plan, work from a plan and improvise, as needed. A real pleasure to work with.”
–Jeff Blum, Executive Director

“Thank you so much, you really made a difference.”

Wendy Fox, Board Member
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

“JABA and the Dabney Foundation gained traction and momentum as a result of Cynthia’s advice and participation. Most notably, we attained 100% board giving, secured a major lead gift and held a successful special event. We benefited substantially from her experience.”

–Gordon Walker, CEO
Jefferson Area Board for Aging

“[Cynthia Hurst’s] work reflected a high level of management capability, professionalism, diligence, and commitment. She worked well with the Board of Directors…. and earned the respect of Board, staff, and volunteers, among others. Ms. Hurst fostered improvements in many areas of operation, including… finances [and] fundraising…. She increased fundraising efforts by reaching out to donors in the community…. Her commitment to the organization has further prepared the CASPCA to carry out its mission and ensure its future success.”

–Rhonda Quagliana, President, Board of Directors
Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA