Cindy White is a specialist in finance for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and provides support for the Foundation’s accounts payable function, financial policies and practices, and operating budget. White first joined the Kauffman Foundation in April 1998 as coordinator in the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership’s marketing and publications department. After the Center’s merge with the Kauffman Foundation, she served assignments on the Futures, Planning, and Marketing and Kansas City New Economy teams, joining the Knowledge Management and Entrepreneurship teams in July 2004.
White joined the Kauffman Foundation after 13 years with a Kansas City advertising and graphic design firm, where she handled business and personnel administration, media buying, account coordination, and account management. As account manager, she served clients in the philanthropy, non-profit, real estate, and banking industries. Her previous experience includes news and media relations with the U.S. Army, public relations for the oil and petroleum industry, and the social services field.
White earned a Secretarial Science degree from Central Missouri State University, in Warrensburg, Mo. She has been involved in various volunteer programs devoted to youth development and education.