Cynthia A. Fisher

Cynthia A. Fisher is Founder and Chairman of, a nonprofit organization seeking healthcare price transparency, giving power to American consumers and employers to lower their costs of care and coverage through a functional marketplace and choice. She is a life sciences entrepreneur, independent investor, and corporate board director of The Boston Beer Company (SAM) and Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (DEA).

Cynthia is best known for her pioneering work as Founder and CEO of ViaCord, Inc., a leading umbilical cord blood stem cell banking service which she started in 1993. In 2000, she co-founded and was President of the cellular medicines company, ViaCell, Inc. (VIAC). Cynthia holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, as well as an Honorary Doctorate of Science and BS in Biophysics from Ursinus College.

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