Meet your business advisor

Meet Cindi Englefield


Cindi owns her own business advisory firm, Englefield Business Advisors, LLC, where she focuses on helping small business owners startup, grow, right-size, and/or prepare to sell their business. She started and owned an Educational Publishing business for over 20 years and ultimately sold that business in 2011. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration and majored in Marketing. Her passion is for tackling the challenges of business and for helping women business owners succeed and grow. She is appreciative for the benefits she received from being a member in organizations like the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO.) Cindi attributes becoming a successful business woman to the many friends and advisors she had over the years. She believes in philanthropy and "paying it forward" therefore she sits on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations. Cindi is currently the board chair for the Women's Small Business Accelerator, Inc. that has programs for women business owners to help them start-up and grow at any stage of business. She sits on the board of directors of Healthy LifeStars® and is leading the charge to bring the LifeStar Challenge™ program to Ohio, that focuses on children K-12, to fight the epidemic of childhood obesity. As a member of X-Squared Angels investment group, Cindi enjoys investing in women-owned businesses that are raising capital in order to scale their business. In her spare time, she enjoys golf, fishing, reading, arts and crafts, hiking, and horseback riding. Cindi and Dave live in Dublin, Ohio to be close to their five children and their families. She adores all of her wonderful grandchildren and the time she gets to spend with her many BFFs. Cindi enjoys fishing in the Florida Keys, but spends most of the winter months with Dave in Scottsdale, Arizona and works from there until Ohio warms up!