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Coaching Focus Areas: I help senior leaders take the guesswork and uncertainty out of the high-risk transitions to new rolesand new results.  Chiefology is the science of executive success

  • Future Executivesby helping high-potentials PREPARE.

  • New Executives by guiding a successful role TRANSITION.

  • Current Executives by helping TRANSFORM results from good to great.

 Trainings, Certifications, Recognitions:

  • Certified Executive Coach, Center for Executive Coaching (ICF Approved)

  • National Baldrige Performance Excellence Program – Senior Examiner and Team Leader

  • Texas Award for Performance Excellence – Panel of Judges

  • Texas Award for Performance Excellence – Fellow (highest recognition)

  • Quality Texas – Recipient of the Carroll Morrison Examiner Award

Career Experience: 25 years experience creating high-performing leaders, teams, and organizations.  

  • Principal & Chiefologist – Chiefology

  • Chief Learning Officer (CLO) – Texas Health Resources

  • Vice President – Texas Health Resources

  • Director, Performance Improvement – MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Researcher & Faculty – University of Houston, SMU

  • Trainer: Internal – NASA/United Space Alliance, University of Texas Medical Branch; External – world-class companies including Exxon, Shell, and others


  • Ph.D. –Educational Psychology, University of Houston (Focus: Adult & Organizational Learning)

  • M.S.– Counseling & Consulting Psychology, Wright State University

  • B.A. –   Honors in Psychology, University of Toledo 

Personal & Family: Cynthia and her husband John enjoy living, working, and playing in downtown Fort Worth – only leaving their home city to vacation on the water or visit their son at college.