Cindy Franck

With a diverse background in the arts, healthcare, public relations, and philanthropy, Cindy Franck brings her masterful leadership, creative eye and astute understanding of the human spirit to the Emberlight Festival.

Cindy Franck has been a member of Theatre North’s Board of Directors for 44 years, where she currently serves as the Production Director. She has directed 20 productions of plays and musicals and choreographed over thirty additional projects. She is also a founding member of The Claudettes, a dance troupe that was honored by former Governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm, for their philanthropic work.

Mrs. Franck is the recipient of the International ATHENA Leadership Award, which honors women for professional excellence, community service and assistance of other women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. She has curated and presented seminars for the Gogebic Range Leadership Academy and has served on the Copper Peak Communications Committee since 2017.

Cindy Franck is a professional Life Coach certified by the Institute for Life Coach Training and co-creator of a mentoring program called “The Dandelion Project”, for which she continues to mentor women through workshops, seminars and one-on-one coaching. She holds degrees in Commercial Art, Nursing, and Healthcare Administration with a focus on Communications and Marketing. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at Finlandia University and Gogebic Community College teaching Speech, Leadership and Communications.