Cindy Mayer is a veteran HR professional who has held leadership roles in human resources and talent acquisition, including vice president of recruitment for Disney ABC Television Group, executive director of staffing for AT&T, vice president of IT staffing for SunTrust Banks, Inc., and director of human resources at Jacada, Inc. Other areas of expertise include talent management, succession planning leadership capabilities, and human resource management. Ms. Mayer serves as an adjunct faculty member for UCSB's Human Resource Management Extension program. She has an M.S. and B.S. from Illinois State University.