Cynthia Sweet is the associate vice president of the WVU Corporate and Government Relations Office. She is responsible for leading operations and strategic direction for corporate engagements and government relations. Prior to this, she served as the founding director of the WVU Corporate Relations Office. The office’s mission is to build WVU’s capacity for corporate engagements and foster and facilitate mutually beneficial relationships with executives and representatives from corporate partners. Cynthia moved to Morgantown in 2015. She was with the University of Wisconsin-Madison for nine years and has a total of 22 years of economic and business development experience in the private and public sectors. She holds an MS degree in planning and economic development from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her BA in economic development at St. Cloud State University.