Bio

My first love was animation which led to work in film production and CGI - Computer Generated Imagery. In the San Francisco Bay Area, my clients included Kaiser Permanente Health Plan and the Lawrence Hall of Science.  On the Silicon Graphics campus in Santa Clara I saw Mosaic, the first GUI Web browser, and became a Web convert. 

Moving to Montana in 1995 to raise a young son, I volunteered to produce a Public Service Announcement for the Helena School District about the importance of using the Web. Seventeen years later, that PSA went viral on YouTube for the accuracy of its predictions.

Hired in 1998 as the first Webmaster for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, I integrated RightNow Technology CRM service into the BCBSMT Website, developed their first online Provider Directory, and implemented Ektron CMS for the site. My additional responsibilities included video production for BCBSMT training and national conferences. After eleven years, I left BCBSMT to do work that better satisfies my soul. 

In 2010, I returned to the Bay Area to attend Oaksterdam University and contribute Web communications support to the Proposition 19 Cannabis legalization initiative. An attraction to handmade foods also drew me to sample life as a Cheesemonger for Cowgirl Creamery while earning certification in cheesemaking, food production, and health safety requirements.

My company, cgMediaWorks, works primarily with artisan cheese, wine, and pasta producers, using Web media and technology to help them survive in a world of global corporate competition.

There is no better way to utilize my skills.

I appreciate your time.  Thank you!
Cynthia Gaffney ~ cg