Founder & Interim Executive Director
PR Guru, philanthropist, author, lecturer and ACE certified Fitness Pro, Cindy Rakowitz is a highly respected, award-winning top level executive with over 30 years of experience. Known for her tenure as Division President for Playboy Enterprises, she ran global public relations, marketing, advertising, as well as the modeling agency for over 15 years. She sat on the Playboy Foundation Board and became very involved with AIDS education and fundraising. As a premier media trainer, she has a unique ability to help her clients deal with the press during unanticipated crises. She is dedicated to wellness education.
Heather has a passion for helping others and working in the non-profit sector. Her past experience include working at Many Mansions, which provides well-managed, service-enriched, affordable housing to low-income residents of Ventura County and its surrounding communities. Heather came to Many Mansions to assist with their Community Outreach, in-kind donations and social media. She had a passion for bringing nutrition and fitness to those less fortunate and connected Fit 4 the Cause and Food Forward with Many Mansions so their residents could be educated and healthy.