Director Biography

Cyndi Mays

Cyndi Mays, Director of the Office of Management

Ms. Cyndi Mays became the Director of the Office of Management in July 2015. As a senior level Federal manager she has over twenty years of experience managing organizations, projects and people in both large and small civilian and military agencies. Her portfolio includes a wide range of expertise in Workforce Planning, Strategic Program Development, Executive Recruitment, as well as a full range of Human Capital functions.

In 2013 Ms. Mays was selected as the Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer for the Department of Energy with primary responsibility for providing advice and support in concert with the Chief Human Capital Officer to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and the Under Secretaries on human capital management initiatives. Prior to this position, she served as the Director for Human Resources and Administration for the Office of Science within the DOE. She also has experience as a human resources consultant in the private sector.

Ms. Mays possesses a Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Arts in International Studies from Old Dominion University and is a recent graduate of the Federal Executive Institute’s “Leadership for a Democratic Society.” Ms. Mays resides in Gaithersburg, MD with her son and daughter.