Cynthia Henderson

Partner, Co-Chair, Florida Government Relations

Veteran lobbyist Cynthia Henderson Converge joined Public Strategies a partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Tallahassee-based Florida state government relations practice.
Henderson brings over 20 years of advocacy experience to Converge’s Florida team. Before joining Converge, she maintained a boutique government relations firm after serving as Secretary of Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation and Secretary of Florida’s Department of Management Services.

Henderson, an attorney, began her career assisting clients in land development, land use contracts, real estate development, environmental permitting and administrative approvals. While working in state government, she was credited with successful strategic planning, design and procurement of the website, the People First online HR system and the MyFloridaMarketplace e-procurement system.
Since leaving public service, she has continued to work on real estate and land matters while lobbying on a broad range of policy and regulatory issues before Florida’s legislative and executive branches. She represents clients on issues relating to health care, technology, environment, water, infrastructure, engineering, entertainment and hospitality.
Cynthia is the proud parent of two children, Lauren and Matt Henderson, and the proud “Mimi” to Lauren’s children, Parker and Hailey Mae.  When she is not working, she is most likely spoiling these two wonderful children!