Cynthia Dawn Ritchie
Cynthia Dawn Ritchie serves as Vice President of Business Development for HBS Facilities Maintenance Company at JDDA Group. She is a seasoned management professional with strong brand development and marketing acumen.

Ms. Ritchie specializes in assembling and supervising strategic alliances in a variety of settings and cultures. She is a natural negotiator with excellent group facilitation skills. Her international business and travel experience includes The Middle East, Europe, Australia, Central and South America.

Ms. Ritchie holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education in Psychology from Louisiana State University; and has an additional 45 hours in graduate clinical psychology and conflict resolution training from Pepperdine University. She is a Credentialed Professional Mediator, recognized by the Texas Association of Mediators and the Texas Mediators Credentialing Association. She is a member of the Houston Chapter of Conflict Resolution, is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section and has advanced training in Family Law and Divorce Mediation. Ms. Ritchie expects to complete her Master’s of Professional Studies in Strategic Public Relations at George Washington University by 2010.

In her spare time, Ms. Ritchie volunteers with the Rotary Club International- Houston Skyline Chapter, serves on the Board of the International Association of Business Communicators as Director of Community Relations, and is on the Steering Committee for the World Affairs Council of Houston.