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Vice President, Director of Employee Benefits
Cynthia started her career in the Insurance Industry in 1981, managing a division office for a national insurance company. She then shifted into the self-funded arena, becoming Vice President of Administration and co-owner of a TPA where the primary focus was self-funding, employee benefits administration and consulting. After selling the TPA, Cynthia entered the PEO Industry, establishing an employee benefits division, selling and servicing group plans. She then joined a large, publicly traded insurance agency as Manager of the Employee Benefits Division. With her extensive experience in the industry, Cynthia joined Lanier Upshaw as Vice President, Director of Benefits Operations in 2014. She is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and its local chapter, Tampa Bay Association of Health Underwriters (TBAHU).
As a State College, Pennsylvania native, Cynthia attended Penn State before moving to Florida where she currently lives with her husband. She has 4 children and 9 grandchildren, and enjoys golf, painting and biking. Cynthia is actively involved in volunteer efforts with the United Way, Catholic Charities and the Children's Cancer Center.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. - Albert Einstein