Cynthia Chen Promoted to Chief Financial Officer

For Immediate Release
Fairfax, VA | 07.20.2017

Cynthia Chen has been promoted to chief financial officer of Dewberry, a privately held professional services company. Chen has 23 years of experience, 13 with Dewberry, and was previously corporate director of accounting and finance. Chen will report to Dewberry's executive chairman, Barry K. Dewberry, and chief executive officer, Donald E. Stone, Jr., and to Dewberry's board of directors.

Chen will oversee the accounting and finances of the $376 million, 2,000-person company, which operates from 50+ offices nationwide and engages in markets ranging from transportation to healthcare, energy, and federal programs. Chen's background includes financial accounting and analysis, budgeting, corporate finance, risk management, and government regulatory compliance.

"I have worked with Cynthia since she joined Dewberry and am thrilled that she will be stepping into this role," stated Barry Dewberry. "She brings the right understanding of Dewberry's people and our culture to this position and knows how to help us operate most effectively."

"I look forward to working closely with Cynthia to advance the strategic growth objectives of this company," said Don Stone. "Cynthia is dedicated to Dewberry and the success of our operations. She has a talent for connecting people and leading with wisdom and by example."

Chen received her master of science in accounting from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (‘00) and her bachelor of science in international business from Suzhou University in China (‘94). She is a certified public accountant.

Cynthia began her career with investment bank Rothschild in Shanghai as their representative in the China capital market, mainly working on merger and acquisition activities. Upon obtaining her master's degree, she worked for Ernst & Young in their risk management practice in New York City as a senior consultant.

Chen succeeds Mark Reiner who passed away earlier this year.

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