Cindy is a native of Texas where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Texas. She has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1983. Cindy moved to the Bay Area in 1984 and has lived in San Francisco, Mill Valley, and now Petaluma.

Cindy started her career as a Revenue Agent with the IRS. Before joining Ghirardo CPA in January of 2007, Cindy ran her own practice in Petaluma for eight years. Over the course of her career as a CPA, Cindy has worked with business of all sizes from sole-proprietors and start-up businesses to large multi-national organizations and multi-state taxation. Her current focus is on tax and accounting consulting for small to medium sized businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals. Cindy also participates in financial reporting engagements for Ghirardo CPA clients.

Cindy and her husband have two adult sons. She enjoys hiking, travel, and walking on the beach.