Cynthia joined PayneWest in 2016 as a surety account specialist. Prior to her employment with PayneWest, she was a surety account specialist with a large agency in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from 2009 to 2015 handling primarily handling contract surety. Cynthia attended the William J. Angell Surety School levels I and II. Previous to her surety career, Cynthia was self-employed; starting two businesses from the ground up and eventually selling them. She also gained valuable experience applicable to the surety world through her employment with Dun & Bradstreet as a business analyst, where she met regularly with CFOs and various other accounting personnel to write, update credit reports and assign credit scores to various companies. She holds a BA degree in business with an emphasis in management and accounting from Pennsylvania State University. Cynthia loves to learn and finds that surety always has something new to learn. In her time away from the office, Cynthia likes to be outdoors, biking, hiking, skiing and gardening.