The CUES Fund (, a nonprofit organization dedicated to securing financial support for the CUES School System, is pleased to welcome their new Chief Development Officer, Cynthia (Cindi) Elston Horning. In this role, Cindi will lead and manage development efforts, including major gifts, planned giving, grant writing, annual fund and corporate partnerships. She will work closely with the leadership team and board of directors to develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan to support the CUES mission and the expansion of school services and programs.

Cindi’s previous nonprofit roles include senior director institutional advancement and marketing, Catholic Charities in Omaha and area director for the AFSP in Nebraska. Cindy advocates for the CUES mission and quality education for all. An Omaha native, Cindi attended Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart before graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University.

“We are thrilled to welcome Cindi to our team,” said CEO/Executive Director Bob Glow. “With her expertise and leadership, we are confident we can take our development efforts to the next level and make an even greater impact on the communities we serve.”

CUES Schools – Sacred Heart, All Saints, and Holy Name – support 574 students and anchor their Omaha neighborhoods. CUES students thrive in a culture of love, kindness and excellence. Anyone can make a donation to CUES at