Cynthia “Cindy” Peak Hoffmann, CFRE, has been a professional fundraiser and philanthropic advisor for over 20 years and has successfully led annual, major gift, endowment, and capital campaigns and achieved record breaking results for the Saint Louis Ballet, Webster University, and Maryville University in St. Louis, MO; New Mexico State University and Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM; and Hospice El Paso, Loretto Academy, and the YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region in El Paso, TX. She was honored for her career achievements with the Association of Fundraising Executives (AFP) West Texas/Southern New Mexico Chapter’s Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award in 2005. She earned her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential in 1996.Cindy has been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for the entirety of her career and served as President of the AFP West Texas/Southern New Mexico Chapter from 1999 to 2001 and Philanthropy Day Chair from 1998 to 2012. Cindy is a member and past Board Member of the El Paso Estate Planning Council and currently serves on the Board of Directors as First Vice President of the Southern New Mexico Estate Planning Council.
Ms. Hoffmann has presented educational sessions for the Association of Fundraising Professional’s International Conference on Fundraising, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the Nonprofit Enterprise Center, the University of Texas at El Paso, the St. Louis Planned Giving Council, Candlelighters USA, the Dona Ana Arts Council, the Junior League of El Paso, and the AFP Texas El Paso Chapter. She has taught AFP’s First Course in Fundraising and the CFRE Review Course in both the United States and Mexico and has been interviewed for Advancing Philanthropy and Successful Fundraising magazines.
Cindy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Texas at El Paso and has taken graduate course work in arts administration, organizational communication, and professional and technical communication in addition to completing hundreds of hours of continuing education course work in fundraising, planned giving, estate planning, nonprofit management.
Cindy Hoffman, CFRE | Consultant
141 Roadrunner Parkway, Suite 141, Las Cruces, NM 88011 | Phone (575) 522-3698