Board of Trustees
Managing Principal, BeecherHill
Cindy Hilsheimer is managing principal of BeecherHill, a retained executive search firm, serving a portfolio of clientele that represents some of the best-led companies in the region.
After serving in a variety of financial leadership roles for 15 years, Cindy combined her passion for people, business, information and technology with her entrepreneurial spirit to form an executive search firm with the goal of helping organizations achieve their goals by recruiting blue-chip leaders.
Cindy is ardently service-minded, and is by nature a helper, facilitator, problem solver and dot-connector. Currently, she serves the boards of the James Cancer Hospital Foundation (chair), the New Albany Community Foundation (past chair), the Columbus Metropolitan Library (past chair) and its Foundation, Pelotonia, the Columbus Symphony, and A Kid Again. Cindy serves on the advisory boards of Copper Run Capital, The Women’s Book and The Ohio State’s Women & Philanthropy, and compliments a host of other community committees. In 2011, she was appointed as a member of the OCLC Board of Trustees.
Cindy has been the recipient a variety of service awards including the John B. Gerlach Volunteer Award, YWCA Women of Achievement Award and the Fisher College of Business Alumni Community Service Award presented by Ohio State as well as United Way’s Robert S. Crane, Jr. Young Philanthropist Award. In addition to presenting on executive search and nonprofit board service, Cindy is co-author of The Search Book: A Guide to Executive Selection.
Cindy graduated from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration majoring in accounting.