Cynthia Albert Link
Vice President, Client Partnerships
Cindy Albert Link brings over three decades of advancement and marketing strategy experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors to the TAG Team. She led advancement at Berklee College of Music. Prior to that she was Assistant Vice President, Capital Giving, at Princeton University; Associate Dean, External Relations at the MIT Sloan School; and Executive Director, Development and Alumni Affairs at the Yale School of Management during these universities’ multibillion-dollar comprehensive capital campaigns.
Prior to her work in higher education, Albert Link led marketing strategy teams in the private sector at Information Resources, Inc., Lever Brothers and Benton & Bowles Advertising Agency. For the past decade, as Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Berklee College of Music, Albert Link led Berklee’s global advancement initiatives, including philanthropic outreach to individuals and organizations. Key priorities included supporting the college’s core entrepreneurial initiatives in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Panama, Colombia, Chile, Korea, India and China. Working with the President and the Board, she led the Institutional Advancement Office to plan and launch Berklee’s second comprehensive campaign in the institution’s history, the $120 million Soundbreaking initiative, which concluded with a total of $160.9 million, 33% above goal.
A graduate of Princeton University, Albert Link earned a master’s degree in public and private management (MPPM) from Yale University’s School of Management. She is married with three adult children who have families of their own, including a much-adored grandchild and several beloved dogs. In addition to enjoying music, dance and theater performances, she enjoys racket sports, kayaking and swimming.