What Sets Us Apart

The unique expertise, extraordinary professionalism, and charismatic leadership shared by all members of The Woolbright Group team are the hallmarks that set us apart and are the basis upon which more than 55 colleges, universities, independent schools, cultural and community organizations and agencies have chosen to work with The Woolbright Group.

Founder and principal Cynthia Woolbright, with more than three decades of experience in higher education, and a background in administration, development, alumnae/i relations, leadership, organizational development, and student affairs, brings passion and energy to her work. Her passion, coupled with a true sense of partnership, has earned her high regard among clients and peers alike.

The Woolbright Group helps clients build strong, lasting programs designed to achieve optimal results for the short and long term. In the spirit of education, The Woolbright Group guides every project with thorough research, thoughtful assessment, strategic planning, expert guidance, and skilled implementation. The ultimate goal: helping clients develop a set of tools and skills that will sustain their programs for years to come.

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Mission & Values

Our mission is to support and sustain the distinctive goals of advancement organizations, to foster and advance excellence among advancement staff and leadership, and contribute to and enhance the advancement profession by working with individuals and teams to help them achieve their greatest potential.

The Woolbright Group believes that values are a system of timeless guiding principles that represent the enduring character of an organization or business.  And every day is an opportunity to live the values we have embraced with authenticity and passion.

Core Values


We pledge to adhere to high standards of conduct and build relationships on a foundation of truthfulness, trust, and sincerity.


We believe that only by serving our customers to the best of our ability do we justify our existence as a business.


We work together effectively to achieve established goals, while encouraging individual contribution and responsibility.


We nurture and support creativity and the development of new ideas and processes.


We continuously strive to be the best in everything we do.


We conduct our business as responsible members of the communities in which we operate.