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Cynthia Mei

Associate Director of Advancement

For over 15 years, Cynthia has been fundraising for various nonprofit organizations around the Bay Area including SFJAZZ, San Francisco Conservatory of Music and San Francisco Classical Voice. She is also a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Golden Gate Chapter. A Bay Area native and former professional violinist, Cynthia began her fundraising career by starting a nonprofit organization for contemporary music promoting new works by American composers. Cynthia is passionate about helping neurodiverse kids with learning differences and ensuring good mental health for youth and their families. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


  • BM & MM in Violin Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals