Cynthia manages front and back office operations, composite performance, and internal reporting functions for the firm. She joined Kovitz Investment Group in 2018, as part of the Kovitz acquisition of AFAM Capital. Cynthia previously served as the Vice President of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer of AFAM Capital. Before that, Cynthia was an Analyst in the Private Markets division of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and a Portfolio Management Assistant at South Texas Money Management. She has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Cynthia earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Corporate Finance from St. Mary’s University in Texas and an MBA from St. Edward’s University in Texas.