About Cindy Otis

Cindy Otis served with distinction as a CIA security analyst and manager between 2007-2017 on some of the top U.S. national security priorities, including a tour as an intelligence briefer at the White House. Prior to the CIA, she worked as a public affairs officer for the U.S. Army. Since leaving the federal government, she has written on important political and national security issues in publications like The New York Times and Teen Vogue. She holds a master’s in international relations from Boston University and a bachelor’s in international politics from Brigham Young University.