2010 Distinguished Alumna
Cynthia Stamper Graff
CEO and Owner, Lindora, Inc.
1985, Bachelor of Laws, York University
1975, Bachelor of Science, Finance, CSULB
A nationally recognized expert in weight management, Cynthia Stamper Graff is CEO and owner of Lindora, Inc., the largest multi-site medical weight control system in the U.S. Working Woman magazine ranked Lindora among the “Top 500 Women Owned Businesses in America” for three consecutive years.
She also established the Lean for Life Foundation, which promotes obesity research and educational programs. Prior to her work at Lindora since 1989, Graff founded The Road Butler, an emergency road service company in 1985.
In 1975, she established MC Financial Real Estate Brokerage & Development. A member of the Founding Fifty, Women’s Philanthropy Fund of United Way, she serves as an advisory board member of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine. An Orange County Business Journal Women in Business Award winner, Graff is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization and Adaptive Business Leaders.
During her senior year at CSULB, she participated in a CBA program sponsored by the Small Business Association for which she helped a prosthetics company design a manufacturing and warehouse facility. As an alumna, she was a Women in Philanthropy board member and has sponsored grants to dietician program students.
Graff feels blessed to be part of a large family; her father, two brothers and brother-in-law all work at Lindora.
Her hobbies are golf, reading and psycho-neuro immunology (understanding the mind/body connection). She and her 18-year-old daughter Ally reside in Newport Beach.
From Alumni Awards 2010 program