Cindy Wofford was looking for a position where she could combine her previous experience as a small business owner and as a high school business education instructor. She found the opportunity to use her entrepreneurial skills for business to business marketing as the Training and Outreach Coordinator for Nebraska Business Development Center located at the UNO College of Business.
NBDC offers training and support in government contracting, small business consulting, Veterans’ assistance, lean manufacturing process, certificate programs, customer service and sustainability.
Tell us a little about your family.
I am married to my husband, Mike, who is also an entrepreneur running Global Transactions Services Group marketing mobile transactions and security solutions. We have two daughters Amy, 23, who is a Baylor graduate and Sarah, 19, who is currently attending Baylor University.
What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life?
After an accident and waking up in an ambulance with my life spared, I chose to get my spiritual priorities in order and make a difference in people’s lives by encouraging them to grow stronger with their emotional, spiritual, physical and mental health.
What is your favorite thing to do on a day off?
I love to exercise with long bicycle rides, spend time with family and friends, and travel.
What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know?
I grew up on a dairy farm and helped dig up crownvetch roots that my parents sold to landscape contractors. You can find this pink/purple legume along many interstates across the nation which is erosion control ground cover discovered by my late great uncle.
What are you the most proud of?
I am proud and grateful for our military that have sacrificed and continue serving our country.
What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
What you give out comes back to you. Remember to give without expecting anything in return.
What is the one goal you would most like to accomplish?
To raise responsible children who contribute and keep their faith, family and career priorities in order.
If you could have a super power, what would it be?
Since all good gifts come from above, I would be grateful to share the super power to provide food and shelter for the 80 percent of the world who have more needs than we Americans can imagine.
What are your plans after retirement? – Does retirement exist for our generation today?
If so, I would love to travel to Montana or Colorado and live there for a while to take in as many hikes as possible.
What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life?
Probably baking and piano playing.
Which talent would you most like to have?
To be able to sing with piano playing!
What is your favorite book or the last good book you read?
With by Skye Jethani
What is your favorite movie?
Pride and Prejudice (most current version)
What is your favorite TV show?
Not a fan of TV programming . . . I prefer spending time outdoors or reading a book.
What is your favorite local restaurant?
Bella Vita in Elkhorn
If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be?
Ken Starr, President at Baylor University
If our readers would like to contact you, how should they do so?
They can contact me via email at email@example.com or visit our company website at www.nbdc.unomaha.edu. Also, any can call us at 402-554-4092