Cynthia Meekins is Chief Financial Officer at The Alliance. In this role, Cynthia is responsible for the financial operations of the agency and provides accounting, budgetary, operational, and programmatic support to all Alliance programs and activities. She is a highly motivated and seasoned financial and management accountant acknowledged for sound decision-making abilities, analytical skills, business acuity, ongoing education, and problem-solving skills. Strategic, methodical and reliable; enjoys the challenge of resolving long-term issues and influencing revenue positive outcomes. Recognized for calm demeanor in mediating conflict while pursuing consensus among stakeholders with diverse agendas. Enjoys opportunities to think “outside the box” deriving new solutions to old problems through strategic information gathering and comprehensive scrutiny. Cynthia holds a B.S. in Finance and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.