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The Amazing Race with Cindy Halvorsen on 4/14/2021
April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Being on a TV reality show sounds really cool and fun, but there is a lot more that goes on behind the scenes. Our guest, Cindy Halvorsen will share with us her experience on The Amazing Race and how she showed herself as a strong woman, wife, mom and Asian American.
Cindy is a 16 year Marketing and Advertising executive with a background in Consumer Goods brand management and deep digital acumen. She has built and led high-growth teams by living a values based leadership model.
Cindy is currently an Advertising Sales Executive at Google. Prior to Google, Cindy honed her brand management skills at Kraft Foods with P&L ownership for a large portfolio of iconic grocery brands including Kraft Mac & Cheese and Jell-O. Cindy’s work has been recognized by 4 Cannes Lions, AdWeek Media Plan of the Year, & an Emmy Nomination. Her experience includes Innovation at Wrigley and Consumer Insights at Procter & Gamble. Her work is published in Kellogg on Branding in a Hyper-Connected World.
She holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Digital Marketing Certificate from Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, BS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati where she graduated #1 with a Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence.
Cindy and her husband Ernie raced around the world and Won in Season 19 of The Amazing Race, a reality TV competition show. Cindy and Ernie and their three sons live in the Chicagoland area.
Moderator – Anthony Lai
Anthony Lai is the student affairs program manager for The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lai joined TISOH in 2015 to oversee students as they embark on their externships, and to assist them with the first steps of launching their careers, from assistance with resume writing to providing career coaching and networking opportunities.