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Cindy Gordon

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Advancement

Cindy has been employed at Darlington since 2007 and was named the director of strategic Initiatives in 2019 after previously serving as the strategic initiatives coordinator and executive assistant to the chief advancement officer. A graduate of Georgia Northwestern Technical College, she earned her certification in graphic design from Emory University and has more than 30 years of experience in corporate operational support in the medical, insurance, and education fields. Prior to her work at Darlington, she served as the executive assistant to the chief operations officer at American Insurance Marketing Corp. and the executive assistant to the director of risk management at Harbin Clinic. She and her husband, Kerry, live in Rome with their sons, Matt and Tyler.


Pour Painting with Mrs. Gordon

September 16, 2019
Mrs. Cindy Gordon, strategic initiatives coordinator in Darlington's advancement office, shared her passion for abstract art with my Crafting for Giving iPeriod.

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DarWorld is a Real Thing

Student Life | Cindy Gordon, September 25, 2017
Sometimes I’m certain people laugh a little when they hear us speak DAR – you all know what I’m talking about… DarBus, DarMail, DarBaby, DarThis and DarThat. But what those on the outside don’t know is something that I’ve discovered and it’s extraordinary.

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Professional Development Spotlight: Never Stop Learning

Advancement | Cindy Gordon, August 8, 2017
When I learned that the Thatcher Faculty Development Fund had been opened up to non-teaching faculty, I knew it was an opportunity to do something I’ve always wanted to do and learn something new.

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Superfan Update for Homecoming

Student Life | Preston Jacobs '07 , October 18, 2016
There are a ton of updates for great things at Darlington including winners of great prizes.

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Blood Drive Honoring Matt Gordon

March 3, 2016
Darlington School hosts a blood drive in honor of Matt Gordon, who was in a serious car accident in November. The Model High School graduate is the eldest son of Kerry and Cindy Gordon, administrative manager in Darlington's Advancement Office.

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Darlington to host blood drive in Matt Gordon's honor

February 18, 2016
Darlington School will host a Blood Assurance blood drive on Thursday, March 3, in honor of Matt Gordon. The Model High School graduate was seriously injured in a car accident last November when his truck collided with a concrete drainage pipe.

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Advancement staff welcomes two

November 30, 2007
The Office of Institutional Advancement is pleased to announce two new hires:<br /><br /> <b>Cindy Gordon</b> has been named executive assistant to the chief advancement officer at Darlington School, effective Dec. 10. In this role, she will replace Pat Douglas, who is moving into a new position as campaign coordinator for Darlington’s Second Century Campaign. Most recently, Gordon was executive assistant and travel coordinator for American Insurance Marketing Corporation. She previously spent eight years at Harbin Clinic working in medical administration and human resources. She lives in Rome with her husband, Kerry, and their children Matt, 12, and Tyler, 4.<br /><br /> <b>Julie Lucas ('97)</b> has been named a regional director for Darlington’s Second Century Campaign. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Loyola University in New Orleans. Most recently, she was a sales training specialist at Porsche Cars North America Inc. in Atlanta. In this capacity, her responsibilities included serving as project coordinator for new product training launches, managing the internal team for the Porsche Partner Network, and serving as vice president of the Porsche Cars North America Community Involvement Team in 2005, to name a few. Lucas lives in Rome with her husband, Sam, also a 1997 alum of Darlington School.

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