Cynthia Tolsma became the ATPA’s executive director in September, 2011. Prior to her joining the ATPA, Tolsma served as national field operations vice president with Nationwide Insurance. Prior to this role, she served as Nationwide's regional vice president for Pennsylvania, New York and New England.
Cynthia is a graduate of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, and earned an MBA from the Unitversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds several industry designations. A community leader, she has served on the boards of the United Way of the Capital Region, PinnacleHealth Systems, Brethren Housing, the Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, and the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg. Cynthia and her husband have two grown children and live in Hershey, PA.