Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2018 in the July issues of the magazines. Each day, will profile one of the Most Influential Women of 2018. 

The Most Influential Women for 2018 will be honored at a reception that begins at 5:30 p.m. on August 23, 2018 at The Camby. For tickets or for sponsorship information, email or call (602) 277-6045. 

To see a complete list of the Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate, click here. To buy a copy the Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate issue, click here.

Today’s spotlight: Cindy Thomas

Title: CFO, Sun State Builders

Background: Thomas joined Sun State Builders in March of 2016, bringing extensive accounting experience, including construction and real estate development.

Lesson learned: “Just pick one? Life is full of mistakes, we all have had our share. What I have learned is to accept that you have made a mistake, understand why you made it and take responsibility for it.”

Essence of leadership: “Every leader should have a passion for what they do.  It gives them a positive and productive way to enhance their ability lead.”

Surprising fact: “When I was a freshman in high school, I met my sweetheart. We were married and have raised four children over the years.”