About Cynthia

Cynthia D. Culbreath, SPHR
CEO, Managing Partner

Cynthia D. Culbreath graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering with high honors and earned a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering with a Minor in Human Integrated Systems degree from Georgia Institute of Technology. Cynthia has 25 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, and human resources at Fortune 50 companies and over 27 years of experience in non-profits as a volunteer, program coordinator, and leader. She has won several awards for her innovative and impactful youth programs and has been recognized as an exemplary coach and mentor.


  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) – HR Certification Institute (HRCI®)

  • Situational Leadership® II Trainer – Ken Blanchard

  • John Maxwell DISC Method Certified Trainer


Relevant Experience

  • Strategic HR business partner and organization transition leader for 400 employees in manufacturing, engineering, and logistics across two locations within one campus

  • Led team to design and implement robotics summer camp in partnership with local manufacturers and the school system (2017-2018)

  • STEM after school program instructor

  • Partners in Change (PIC) Coach


Professional Activities/Organizations

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – (2016-Present)

  • National, Columbus and West Georgia Chapters

National Association for African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) Atlanta (2016-Present)


Civic & Charitable Organizations

LaGrange Troup County Chamber of Commerce Board (2017-Present)

  • Vice-Chairman for Diversity & Inclusion; Vice-Chairman for Workforce Development

  • Georgia Academy for Economic Development – Region 4 (2019); Leadership Troup 2016

Georgia Tech Black Alumni Organization (GTBAO) Scholarship Committee (2019-Present)

THINC College & Career Academy Board (2017-2018)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Phi Pi Omega Chapter, Strategic Planning Chairman, (2014-Present)

  • First Vice-President 2018-2019; Corresponding Secretary (2016-2017); ASCEND Youth Program Chairman (2016-2018)



Champion Coach for Women in Supply Chain (2010)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Awards

  • South Atlantic Region - Soror of the Year (2018), Children and Youth Community Service Award (2018), Soror of the Region (2019)

  • Great Lakes Region – Soror of the Year (2014), Outstanding Emerging Young Leaders (EYL) Program (2012, 2013, 2014)