Cynthia Remec is the Executive Director and founder of BoardAssist. An internationally recognized authority on nonprofit governance issues, Ms. Remec has lectured on nonprofit governance at events for the business schools of Columbia, Harvard, Stanford and Wharton, as well as at forums for government agencies, leading financial service institutions and Fortune 100 corporations. Since founding BoardAssist, Ms. Remec has been responsible for bringing over $165 million into the nonprofit community through the board placements she has effected.
Ms. Remec has been quoted or profiled in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, The Financial Times, Crain’s New York Business, and Conde Nast Portfolio, among other publications and is the author of Giving Back, a guide to nonprofit board service. Before founding BoardAssist, Ms. Remec was a corporate lawyer with Pillsbury Winthrop, Weil Gotshal and JP Morgan. She formerly served on the boards of Platinum Pals, Artadia, ExpandED Schools and INCLUDE and currently sits on the Business Advisory Board of Hunter College and Major Gifts Committee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and is a member of the Economic Club of New York.