Director of Operations/Business Development
Cynthia Billy is an enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Mrs. Billy lives in Elgin, OK with her husband and four children. Cynthia has supported Indian Country for over fifteen years and is passionate about giving back to our tribal communities. Her experience in working with diverse populations, program development, and community driven coalitions has allowed her to be a connector between non-traditional partners in the private sector as well as the public sector. Mrs. Billy currently serves as the Director of Operations for Quivera Enterprises which is a holding company that oversees and supports its Federal Government contracting companies for the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. She oversees day-to-day back-office operations for the corporate office, which consists of four (4) different business units, being responsible for continuous process improvement across all operations, strategic planning, business development, and assisting in management of all operations with problem resolutions and support. Mrs. Billy conducts constant review of each unit, provides recommendations for success, and identifies new business ventures to further economic development in new industries.
Cynthia holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and certification in Lean Six Sigma. Cynthia is also a recipient of The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s prestigious “40 under 40 Award,” which is awarded to individuals under the age of 40, nominated by members of their communities, who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication and made significant contributions in business and their community.