Dr. Cyndi Hanson was born in rural Monona County to Brady and Cathy Hanson. Cyndi was blessed to grow up with a close extended family. Her four siblings and five of her ten cousins attended the same school system.
Cyndi graduated high school from Maple Valley High School. She began her post-secondary education at Buena Vista College in Storm Lake and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Briar Cliff College in Sioux City, Iowa, working full-time and attending classes on nights and weekends. Throughout the next decades Cyndi also earned a Masters’ Degree in Adult Education, Leadership and Development from Drake University and a Doctorate of Education Administration from University of South Dakota.
Cyndi currently serves as the Executive Director of the South Sioux City Extended Campus for Northeast Community College.
She has a beautiful nine-year-old daughter and is involved many community organizations, civic service and church activities.