Cindy Campbell is Director for International and Philanthropic Innovation at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Previously she served as vice president for operations at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Campbell, a retired lieutenant commander, spent 30 years of active duty service in the U.S. Navy. She was qualified as a surface warfare officer, and assigned to numerous ships during her career including a carrier, a command ship, an oiler and a destroyer. Campbell served overseas with Commander Fleet Mediterranean in Naples, Italy and with Commander Fleet Activities in Yokosuka, Japan. She was stationed in the Pentagon on 9/11. And she also was assigned to the staff of the Secretary of Navy Legislative Affairs on Capitol Hill. Her last assignment was in the East Wing of the White House as the Military Office Director of Administration.
She served in both the Bush and Obama administration. Following completion of her Navy career, she was the vice president for communications for the Fisher House Foundation, serving veterans, active duty and their families by providing comfort homes at military and VA medical centers worldwide. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii and a Master’s of Science in Education from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.