Since becoming executive director of the Benton County Sunshine School in Rogers last July, Cyndi Bilyeu has enjoyed leading the organization that serves more than 500 individuals and families each year.
With more than 150 employees, the school represented a big leap from her previous job at an agency of about 25.
“We’re a pretty decent-sized employer here in Rogers,” she said. “I don’t think most people know that.”
Bilyeu was about one year into a job as executive director at HOPE Inc. in Springdale when she was named to the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 class of 2004.
HOPE, which stood for Helping Oncology Patients Excel, was a nonprofit that helped cancer patients with prescriptions and other needs, and helped develop clinical... [ MORE ]