Cindy Reed, RN, PhD has worked in healthcare for over 35 years in a variety of clinical and administrative positions. She currently is the Executive Director of the Iowa Lions Eye Bank, a non-profit University of Iowa based organization that recovers donated eye tissue and prepares it for transplant. Through personal experience, Cindy has become increasingly aware of the impact of healthy food versus the average American diet, and is alarmed that 90% of the food available for her family comes from someplace outside of Iowa.
Cindy and her husband Steve have 5 grown children and one grandchild on the way. They live in Solon with their dog Max and Cat Bastet, and are in the process of converting their two acres of turf grass into an edible forest.