Vice President, Operations, GREATER MSP
Local Board Member, Minnesota
Named a “Woman to Watch” by Washingtonian Magazine, Cydni Bickerstaff is Vice President of Operations for GREATER MSP. In this role, Cydni is responsible for guiding the financial, human resources, organizational development, information technologies, and resource development function of the organization.
Cydni is a visionary, entrepreneurial leader, offering progressive experience driving and scaling high-profile operations, marketing, and event portfolios. Cydni brings operations expertise from her leadership with the 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee where she served as the Vice President of Event Operations.
Prior to relocating to Minnesota, Cydni used her innate knowledge of event operations, marketing and sponsorship development to found and build a successful company, The Bickerstaff Group (TBG). TBG was a full-service agency, specializing in inventing, developing and executing sensational events for organizations around the country.
Cydni’s brother, JB played basketball at the University of Minnesota and is currently the Head Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Her father, Bernie, is a former 15 year NBA Head Coach for five different teams and a current NBA Executive.
Cydni earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Hampton University and earned a master’s degree in Marketing from Florida A&M University. She lives in Plymouth with her husband Calvin and their two young daughters.