Cindy C. Burrell
Diversity in Boardrooms consults with Corporate Boards and Advisory Boards. Leading the firm, Ms. Burrell contributes over 20 years of executive search expertise with a special focus in recruiting and referring diverse Director Candidates who enhance a company’s growth, profitability, and social responsibility reputation. Previously she served as VP, Candidate Referral Services for an organization that excelled in corporate governance training for women and minorities and referred diverse Director Candidates to corporate boards. She managed the expansion nationwide for Chicago, Washington DC, New York, St. Louis, San Francisco and Los Angeles.She is a Founder and Board Director of the Private Directors Association and a Board Leader for 2020 Women on Boards, where she was honored with the ‘Life of Service Award’ in 2019. Currently, she is an Advisory Board Member for Skytop Strategies, which delivers high-content programs worldwide on topics such as Gender Equality in Boards; ESG; CSR; and Impact Investing. In 2019 she was recognized as a “Director to Watch” by the Private Company Director Magazine.She has a Master’s degree from Boston University and a Bachelor’s degree from DePauw University. After college she served in the Peace Corps for two years with her husband in Micronesia.