Cynthia is an experienced C-suite executive and independent director. Currently she serves as General Counsel at Bush Brothers & Company, a leading CPG company headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.
As an executive, she has had broad experience leading a variety of functions including legal, business affairs, government affairs, external relations and internal audit. She is also on the board of directors of The Trust Company of Tennessee, a privately-held financial services firm with more than $3B of assets under management and an advisory board member for SmartBank, a subsidiary of SmartFinancial (NASDAQ:SMBK).
Active in the philanthropic community, Cynthia is a member of the board of trustees of United Way of America, chairing its Membership Accountability Committee and serves as chair of the board of directors for the United Way of Greater Knoxville. Cynthia and her husband, David Gilbert, live in Knoxville with their three children and love travel and family outdoor activities.