Cindy Goldrick is a strategic and effective communicator, event and project manager, and team leader.
Cindy has over 30 years’ experience working at not for profit organizations, mostly in the arts and culture sector. Her communications, strategic planning, fundraising, event planning, marketing and PR experience were major assets in her various positions in companies such as McClelland and Stewart, Indigo Books & Music, the Directors Guild of Canada and Access Copyright.
She has held the position of Executive Director at the Canadian Magazine Publishers Association (now Magazines Canada), The Word on the Street Toronto, the Parkdale Community Development Group and the Queen West Art Crawl.
As Vice President of Events at the Women’s Executive Network (WXN), she oversaw all aspects of Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 awards. In addition, Cindy was responsible for managing over 80 events in seven cities across Canada each year, from networking breakfasts and board development workshops to mentoring sessions, that served the needs of thousands of women in business.
Cindy volunteers with several groups in the Niagara area, including chairing the Niagara Bead Society and sitting on the St Catharines Arts Awards Committee. She is chair of the board of Niagara’s ECT: Essential Collective Theatre.
In her 35 year career, Cindy Goldrick has worked with various teams and boards to use her skills in grant writing to secure over $11 million for six different arts and for-profit organizations. From arts council funding at federal, provincial and municipal levels to special project funding to foundations and sponsorships, she has a proven track record getting to the essence of what a funder looks for in an application and, once successful, has developed tried and true tracking and stewardship methods to maintain and build ongoing relationships with funders.
Cindy holds an MA in English Language and Literature from the University of Western Ontario.