Cynthia Gordon-Floyd, CPA
Cynthia Gordon-Floyd is the founder of Willing Steward Ministries, LLC, a bible-centered ministry focused on the effective and efficient financial management of churches and other Christian organizations.
Cynthia has been a member of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Manassas in Manassas, VA since 1991. She has served as a Steward and Church Financial Secretary/CFO for more than 25 years. During her tenure as Financial Secretary, she totally revamped all financial policies and procedures to create a trusted and efficient financial environment. Cynthia strengthened financial controls and security including financial reporting, instituting zero-based budgeting and implementation of a new membership and financial accounting system. Cynthia also helped secure a $2M+ loan to build an educational wing and a refinance package resulting in monthly interest savings of more than 20%. Cynthia is a sought-after speaker/trainer on stewardship principles, financial organization of commission on stewardship & finance, new ministries, bank financing and church financial organization and procedures. Cynthia is enthusiastic about every aspect of ministry and embraces her calling to ministry within the context of financial management and personal financial counseling.
Cynthia is formerly an owner/member of Restore Media, LLC, where she served as chief financial officer responsible for the overall financial management of the company, including accounting and finance, budgeting, strategic planning, and the management of banking and financing relationships, tax preparation and audit. Cynthia worked in corporate financial management for over 25 years in various positions at book, newspaper and magazine publishers and in the insurance industry.
Cynthia launched Nicks Real Estate Investing,LLC in 2008 and which was a real estate investing firm dedicated to purchasing, renovating, leasing and selling investment properties to help provide quality housing for those harmed during the recent financial crisis. Cynthia purchased and leased more the $2 million dollars in real estate investments.
Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, in business and accounting from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL, and a Masters of Business Administration degree in management accounting from DePaul University in Chicago. Cynthia is a certified public accountant in the State of Virginia and a certified non-profit accountant accredited by the Association of International Certified Public Accountants where she is a member. She is also a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Cynthia is the proud mother of two beautiful young adults, Ashlei and Branden.