Cynthesis Consulting offers strategic planning, communications, evaluation, and program development services for a wide range of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in the U.S. and internationally. With more than 25 years of experience in the social sector — as consultant, senior staff person, connector, and thought leader — Principal Cynthia Gibson uses a highly personalized, collaborative, and results-focused approach that values straight talk, substance, and efficiency over jargon, complicated processes, and shiny objects.

Cindy is a thoughtful writer, strategist, and thought partner who always begins with the end in mind and works efficiently and effectively to get the job done. Her deep knowledge of the nonprofit sector brings new perspective and lessons to every engagement beyond her excellent execution of the task at hand.

Marinell Rousmaniere, President, EdVestors

Cindy knows her stuff! It’s a gift to work with someone who can be a thought partner. She knows how to appropriately question and push-and-pull in a way that always moves us forward in a much smarter way.

Jen Bokoff, Director of Development, Disability Rights Fund (formerly with Candid)