Cynthia A. Flanders


Ms. Flanders has been a member of our Board of Directors since April 2009 and was our chief financial officer during the calendar year 2015. During the year ended January 31, 2019, the Board membership of Ms. Flanders was restored to “independent” pursuant to the requirements of the NYSE. Ms. Flanders currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Forbright Bank (formerly known as Congressional Bank), a full service, privately held bank in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Since October 2013, she has served as a senior advisor for Verit Advisors LLC, an independent investment bank advisory firm that specializes in ESOPs and other ownership transitions. In April 2021,

Ms. Flanders co-founded The Profitable Idea, LLC, an online business workshop and educational space for entrepreneurs and business owners to learn how to make their businesses sustainably profitable. Ms. Flanders is also founder of Manage Fearlessly, an organization that provides business training and career coaching resources to a number of company executives, senior managers, and entrepreneurs.

From 1975 through 2009, Ms. Flanders held a series of positions of increasing responsibility with Bank of America and its predecessor organizations (the “Bank”). Ultimately, she served as the Global Commercial Banking Executive for the Bank’s Mid-Atlantic region overseeing eight commercial banking markets and over 80 client teams delivering a full array of financial services to over 6,000 small, middle market and micro-cap clients in the region.