Cindy Maur is a development officer on the Individual Giving team at RMI. Cindy is a lifelong advocate of wildlife, is deeply passionate about the environment, and is focused on mitigating climate change by ensuring a swift and just clean energy transition. She is thrilled to have the honor of connecting philanthropists with RMI’s time-critical mission to transform the global energy system to secure a clean, prosperous zero-carbon future for all. She joined RMI in June of 2021 and lives in Garrison, New York, with her husband and their husky mix rescue dog.
Cindy has nearly 20 years of experience working for environmental nonprofits. Prior to RMI, Cindy worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), first as a zookeeper at the Bronx Zoo and then on WCS’s Development team helping to connect generous individuals with conservation work spanning 60 countries and all the world’s oceans. Prior to WCS, Cindy was zookeeper at the Tallahassee Museum, a 52-acre living museum that connects Northern Floridians to their local ecosystems and wild residents. She has also founded and led the New York City chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers, a professional organization promoting best practices in animal welfare and global conservation.