Cindy has 37 years of Federal Service which includes more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience in the General Services Administration (GSA). She served as a Realty Contracting Officer, Real Estate Area Manager and Real Estate Branch Chief for the GSA in both the Pacific Rim Region (Region 9) and Greater Southwest Region (Region 7). During her tenure she was the Government Lease Contracting Officer for hundreds of complex construction and relocation assignments in California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico. As Real Estate Branch Chief her primary customers were the Social Security Administration, Internal Revenue Service and the US District Courts. After Katrina struck New Orleans, she was part of the Real Estate Team on the ground that assisted in securing replacement facilities and land for FEMA and other Federal Agencies.