Dr. Cindy Banyai

Dr. Cindy Banyai is the Vice President of Strategy and Operations at the Institute of Organization Development. She has worked in the field of organization development since 2006 as head of her own consulting firm specializing in evaluation and starting a nonprofit providing housing for homeless families. Dr. Banyai received her Master’s and Ph.D. from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan and her works have been published in peer-reviewed journals and she has edited and contributed to several books. She is also on faculty at Florida Gulf Coast University and received the Donald W. Littrell New Professional Award in 2015 from the Community Development Society and the 2018 Advocacy and Use Practice Award from the American Evaluation Association.