Cindy is an author, speaker, and multipreneur. She is the owner and 6th degree black belt master instructor of Ernie Reyes West Coast World Martial Arts; the founder and principal of Knockout Marketing Strategies, a boutique marcom agency; and an adjunct professor in the College of Business and Communication at Concordia University Texas. She is the co-author of Finding Our Wings: Seven Entrepreneurs on Reclaiming Hope and Power and the author of Don’t Fight Mad: A Black Belt’s Quest to Recapture Joy. Cindy also writes short and flash fiction and is at work on a novel. A native Californian, she is the mother of four and grandmother of two and splits her time between Texas and Florida.