Cynthia Hardy is internationally recognized for building and shaping companies and leaders. Her career has included founding and leading an innovation and change management firm, managing profit and loss of multi billion dollar divisions in domestic and international publicly-traded companies, and practicing as an attorney in law firm and corporate settings.
Cynthia is Founder & CEO of Pivot Global Partners, a global professional services firm that guides clients through people and process driven pivots”innovation pivots, leadership pivots, and equity, inclusion, and diversity pivots”to innovate, scale, and grow. Previously, Cynthia was Global Head of Agency for AIG, President of Encompass Insurance, and President of Hanover Insurance’s Personal Lines Division. She held various management roles at The Hartford and Progressive Insurance and was a litigation associate at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue.
In the community, Cynthia is a member of the Founders Board of the National Womens’ History Museum in Washington, D.C. and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She has served on boards for education focused organizations in New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and Atlanta
and has been a member of the National Advisory Board of the Democratic National Committee.
In her newly released Amazon Bestseller, Crossing Meridians: Engineering Disruption to Become a More Effective Leader, Cynthia speaks to aspiring to mid-career leaders and uses storytelling, anecdotes and reimagining as she shares her step-by-step leadership development
method, which calls for learning through discomfort and disruption.