Cynthia Muller

Senior Director, Arabella Advisors

Cynthia Muller leads Arabella Advisors’ impact investing practice. She helps our individual and institutional clients understand the field of impact investing, develop strategies, and structure investments to accomplish their social and environmental goals. Her extensive background in social enterprise and mission investing includes connecting public policy, programs, and capital for emerging social innovations to increase economic opportunities for under-served and marginalized communities.

Prior to joining Arabella Advisors, Cynthia built a wealth of experience working on strategic initiatives in mission-driven organizations focused on issues including community health, affordable housing, and economic development. As director of strategic investments at NCB Capital Impact, a national community development financial institution, she managed over $80 million in grants and impact investments. She has also served on the board of the CIRI Foundation and volunteered for the Alaska Marketplace.

Cynthia holds a BA in psychology from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Washington.

Authored Content

  • Jun 19 2014
    Blog Post What We've Learned About Program-Related Investments In May, The Rockefeller Foundation released a new book—”The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good.” In it, Judith Rodin and Margot Brandenburg examine the potential of impact investing on the structures, systems, and practices that will need to take hold for it to go big and go global. […] Brinda Ganguly, Cynthia Muller, Nancy MacPherson