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Cynthia Kounaris, Chief Strategy Officer

Cynthia Kounaris

Chief Strategy Officer, FitForCommerce

Cynthia Kounaris heads organizational development and resourcing for FitForCommerce, currently overseeing all aspects of FitForCommerce recruiting, both internal and for clients, and leading other key organizational initiatives.

Cynthia also is co-founder and Executive Director of the grassroots Women Ecommerce Execs organization, created to provide networking, education and growth opportunities for women in ecommerce.

Cynthia is a former vice president of the Las Olas Association merchants group in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where she owned a successful bridal retail store. Previously, as general manager of internet start-up INS Greencard, she managed all aspects of the business, technology and organization. Prior to ecommerce and retail, Cynthia was a VP with over 15 years of Wall Street technology experience, managing the development of complex trading systems at Salomon Brothers, JPMorgan, and Deutsche Bank.

Cynthia’s most recent work include Tractor Supply, Magellan’s, Giant Tiger, Belk Department Stores, David’s Bridal, and Bed Bath and Beyond, Barnes & Noble, Borghese, and Ritani.

Cynthia graduated from Bates College with a BA in French.