Cindy Atmar

Senior Director of Trusts, Estates and Gift Planning, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Cindy Atmar, currently Senior Director of Trusts, Estates and Gift Planning at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has held leadership positions for the American National Red Cross, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society over a 30-year career. She speaks on the topics of gift planning, nonprofit leadership, major and blended giving, and serves as an instructor in planned giving at the Rice University Center for Nonprofit Leadership.

Cindy has been a Certified Fundraising Executive Since 2003 and is a member of the National Association of Cancer Center Development Officers (NACCDO), the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and serves on the national board of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners. She is past President of the Charitable Gift Planners of Houston, founding Co-Chair of the NACCDO Planned Giving affinity group and was founding Chair of Community Health Charities of Texas.

She resides in Houston with her husband Richard, their son Jack and a very fluffy German Shepherd named Gretel.

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