Cindy Sideris has been the Administrative Aide for the Tisch School of the Arts' External Affairs, Development, and Alumni Relations department since the summer of 2013. She handles gift processing, manages departmental budgets, coordinates events for the Tisch Parents' Council, and assists with ticketing, budgeting, donor communication, and production for the Tisch Gala, which raises over $1 million in support of student scholarships.
Sideris is a graduate of the University at Buffalo with a double major in Theater and Business, and began her career working in social media and entertainment marketing at Situation Interactive, TheaterMania.com, and Daryl Roth Advertising. She is currently an independent producer and part-time MBA student at NYU's Stern School of Business, concentrating in Entertainment, Media & Technology and Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Despite wishing otherwise, she is not related to David Sedaris.