Cynthia A. Fisher
Cynthia A. Fisher, 62, is a director.
In 2011, Ms. Fisher founded WaterRev, LLC, an investment company located in Newton, Massachusetts, focused on innovative technology companies that enable sustainable practices of water use. She is an independent investor and consultant to corporate boards and executive management teams. In 1992, Ms. Fisher founded ViaCord, Inc., a cord blood stem cell banking company, and served as chairman and chief executive officer of Viacord, Inc. from 1993 to 2000. In 2000, she co-founded ViaCell, Inc., a cellular medicines company, and served as its president and as a member of the board of directors. ViaCell, the successor to ViaCord, went public in 2005 (Nasdaq: VIAC) and was subsequently sold to PerkinElmer (NYSE: PKI) in 2007.
Ms. Fisher also serves on the board of directors of another public company, the Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE: SAM), and on the board of directors of several not-for-profit businesses including the National Park Foundation, Patient Rights Advocate, and FitMoney.org. Ms. Fisher co-founded and is Chairman of Fitmoney.org which provides curriculum for K-12 financial literacy. She previously served on the board of directors of Water.org.
Ms. Fisher holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS and honorary Doctorate of Science from Ursinus College.