Cindy Braun was born in Brooklyn, New York and has lived in Los Angeles since moving here as a youth. Before TGF, Cindy ran Braun Consulting, focusing primarily on the Arts, Entertainment and Non-Profit sector, specializing in development, events, operations, community relations and strategic partnerships. Prior to that, Cindy was the Director, Membership, Operations and External Relations for the Paley Center for Media, where she launched a variety of membership initiatives and strategic educational partnerships resulting in a 62% increase in revenue. In addition, she drove rental sales which resulted in a 32% rise in new clients and 44% in profits. Previous to the Paley Center, Cindy was AVP, Membership Group where she was responsible for creating appropriate strategies, incentives and programs for recruiting and retaining members. She organized and executed programs and special events for the Board of Directors and top-earning members. She supervised a department of six, as well as overseeing the Group staff of 45. Additionally, Cindy recruited student interns for five national Membership offices, acting as mentor to aide and foster career development. Cindy received her Associate of Arts degree from SD Mesa College. Her passions include reading, travel and gardening.