Cynthia Luna, MBA, PCC — Partner

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Portrait of Cynthia Luna, LF Leadership Partner & New Ventures West FacultyCynthia Luna is an executive coach and facilitator with extensive experience in leadership development, executive and group coaching working with intercultural teams in diverse industries including: corporations, nonprofits, foundations and public entities across the United States and Latin America.

She has supported organizations and individuals managing small- and large-scale change, moving through strategic realignments, integrating multicultural teams and becoming more effective leaders. With her diverse experience, one of Cynthia’s strengths is in building cross-sectoral and multi-organizational alliances, developing a common vision and strategizing to achieve their common goals, including, building structures for sustainability, accountability and support.

Committed to the growth and development of leaders, organizations and communities worldwide, Cynthia has a history of pioneering leadership in business and community development. She has held management positions in multinational corporations such as ADC Telecommunications and ShoreBank Advisory Services, where she supported business and community leaders across the United States and Mexico. In addition, Cynthia has served large family businesses in her work with the Loyola Family Business Center in Chicago.

ICF Professional Coach Certification LogoShe received her training as an Integral Coach through New Ventures West, where she currently serves as faculty in the Professional Coaching Certification Program. Cynthia is one of three coaches in the Inland Empire accredited with the prestigious Professional Coach Certification (PCC) by the International Coach Federation. She holds an MBA in Organizational Development and Operations from Loyola University, Chicago, and received her BA in International Business from ITESM University, Mexico. She is an alumna of the Metropolitan Leadership Institute, a leadership development program for outstanding Hispanic leaders in the Chicago area.

New Ventures West LogoCynthia is Teaching Faculty in the Masters in Social Impact program at Claremont Lincoln University. Cynthia has spoken in venues such as the Southern California Public Health Association, LISC Urban Forum (San Francisco and Miami), Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (New York), and “The Spirit of Business” on KEST Radio (San Francisco), among others.

Cynthia has a passion for international voluntary service, holding leadership positions in NGOs such as the World Alliance of YMCAs in Geneva, Switzerland. She loves traveling, painting, running, practicing yoga, and enjoying world music and dance.