Diabetes Training Camp

Cynthia is the mother of passionate DTC camper Alexandra who has been a Type 1 diabetic for over 30 years having been diagnosed when she was 20 months old. Cynthia also has deep non-profit experience as a volunteer, in program development, as a chief financial officer and as a board member of numerous organizations. With this she brings her expertise to DTC to further the mission that has had a tremendously positive impact on her daughter.

Cynthia is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Alercyn, Inc., a private consulting firm that she founded in 2010, where her most significant engagement was as the acting chief financial officer of the Conservation Law Foundation from June 2018 through December 2019. Prior to this, she served as the interim chief financial officer for Facing History and Ourselves from November 2017 until June 2018. Ms. Hallenbeck also served as the chief financial officer of the Environmental Defense Fund, Inc. from 2014 to 2016. Throughout her career, she has served in varying leadership roles including serving as the chief financial officer of Citigroup, Inc.’s corporate treasury department from 2002 to 2005 and has held other significant positions including chief operating officer of global legal support from 2007 to 2008. Prior to her service with Citigroup, Ms. Hallenbeck spent over 14 years at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. in a variety of finance, treasury and accounting roles including treasurer of its global futures business and chief financial officer of its securities financing group.

Cynthia is also currently on the boards of Medallion Financial, Inc. and the Wellspring Foundation and on the audit committee of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI). She has an MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School and received her BA in economics from Smith College.