Cynthia de Lorenzi
Chief Instigator & CEO
Success in the City
Cynthia de Lorenzi is a TEDx Women and international motivational speaker, expert interviewer and moderator, co-author and social media expert and consultant, producer, artist, and futurist who likes to refer to herself as a serial entrepreneur and social commentator on the status of women in our world and their impact on our culture and economy today. Washington Business Journal selected her as one of the top 25 “Women Who Mean Business” in 2006, SmartCEO magazine awarded her the SmartCEO BRAVA award in 2009 and was awarded SmartCEO’s Circle of Excellence by her peers as well as recognized by Enterprising Women in 2010. Her organization, Success in the City has been featured in the Business Section of the Washington Post, NPR, DC Modern Luxury Magazine and Washington’s Finest.
As founder and chief executive officer of Success in the City, Ms. de Lorenzi leads an unconventional business networking organization for senior level executive business leaders in the DC Metropolitan area.
In conjunction with Success in the City she also launched Success in the City TV, an Internet TV network interviewing leaders of today shaping our future world. She also serves as a social media consultant to companies interested in harnessing the opportunity of encompassing new, emerging and futuristic media as part of their business platform.
Ms. de Lorenzi is passionate about empowering others and the principle of paying-it-forward. In addition to leading Success in the City, Ms. de Lorenzi serves as a Board member of The Telework Coalition, The Women’s Center and Community Business Partnership including The Women’s Business Center, which provides training, assistance and support to businesswomen in Northern Virginia. Additional she serves as an Advisory Board Member to the Junior League of Northern Virginia.
She currently writes a monthly column for HerLife Magazine DC, sharing insights on achieveing success in a busy world and Strictly Marketing Magazine, writing using Google+ and social media to market and grow your business.
Prior to founding Success in the City Cynthia served as the CEO of PatriotNet, an Internet Service Provider corporation headquartered in Fairfax, VA. Her previous experience includes leadership of the North Texas Technology and as a Political Advocate for the Concord Coalition, a nationwide, non-partisan grassroots organization advocating generationally responsible fiscal policy.