Cynthia Mills, FASAE, CAE, CMC, CPC, CCRC


Cynthia Mills is the Founder, President & CEO of The Leaders’ Haven, a consultancy partnering with clients as a business strategist, board consultant, executive and career coach, succession planning and change management guide, leadership development catalyst, speaker, and facilitator for small and family-owned businesses, corporations, associations, not-for-profits, NGOs, and faith-based communities.

Cynthia is the designer of the Building Owners & Managers Association of Georgia’s CRE Leadership Masters Program, helped to redesign the Leadership Academy curricula for the Georgia Society of Association Executives and is the exclusive executive coach for the American Traffic Safety Services Association’s Leadership Program serving corporations nationwide. Cynthia is also an official CEO, executive, career, and life coach for the American Society of Association Executives.

Cynthia invested in leader creation as adjunct faculty at New England College, developing curricula and teaching strategic planning and policy, the dynamics of governance, and thesis preparation for the MS in Management for Nonprofit Leadership. She was also a member of the Curriculum Review Team for two MS degrees and on the Exploratory Committee to establish a Ph.D. in Management.

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