Cynthia Cradduck, Managing Partner
Cynthia Cradduck is the Managing Partner at Cecilia Russo Marketing, where she oversees business development, manages the staff, and coordinates reputation management strategies for clients, media relations, and online SEO public relations. She also serves as the executive administrator to Leadership Southeast Georgia.
Cynthia is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors in Communications focusing on Public Relations, and L.E.A.P. certified, as a PR professional in Leadership, Experience in Communication, Academics, and Professionalism training. Cynthia is a graduate of the 2020 United Way of the Coastal Empire Young Leaders’ Board Readiness Program.
In 2018, Cynthia received national recognition as a 40-Under-40 leader by Georgia Trend Magazine and was named a Rising Star in Business by Savannah Magazine and Savannah Morning News in 2017. Currently, Cynthia serves on the board of directors for the Islands Family YMCA. Previously, she served as Vice President of the Georgia Jaycees and is a past president of the Savannah Jaycees.
And locally, Cynthia serves as a Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and as a Business Champion responsible for direct solicitation for several United Way of the Coastal Empire’s key accounts during the 2021-2022 Campaign. Cynthia also supports several nonprofit organizations, including the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire, One Love Animal Rescue, the Fresh Air Home on Tybee Island, and her church of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. She is married to Aaron Cradduck, and they have a son, Emerson, with another little one on the way.