Cydnee DeToy

Director of People

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Cydnee is a Director in Next Street’s New York office, where she has a hybrid role split between client engagements and managing Next Street’s internal people strategy. Cydnee partners with clients on strategic planning and small business ecosystem assessments. She enjoys and specializes in engagements requiring significant stakeholder engagement and designing and facilitating working sessions. While at Next Street, Cydnee has worked with several foundations to conduct four ecosystem assessments in cities ranging from Chicago, IL to Buffalo, NY. Internally, she leads Next Street’s recruiting, culture, and retention and professional development efforts.

Prior to joining Next Street, Cydnee was an Engagement Manager at Strategy&, the strategy consulting arm of PwC. She has also worked for an international non-profit and for the US Senate. Cydnee has her MBA from NYU Stern and her BA from George Washington University.

On working at Next Street

“I joined Next Street because I was excited about our mission. I have stayed at Next Street because of the people. I am constantly in awe of the passion, curiosity and intention that my colleagues bring to work every day.”

Outside of Next Street

When she’s not at work, Cydnee spends time with her family and friends, does yoga or other forms of exercise, and reads a mix of fiction and leadership/personal growth books.

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