Cynthia Williams-Hills

Cynthia Williams-Hills is a business owner, educator, and mentor. She educates young children and mentors women. Her belief is that every child deserves the best education possible regardless of their culture or their environment and every misguided woman deserves a second chance to in life. Cynthia has always enjoyed starting and running businesses. In 1998, she opened her first childcare center after her youngest son would cry all day after he was dropped off at local daycare center. She decided she wanted to create an environment where children were happy, well loved, and a place where parents could go to work and not feel guilty for leaving their children.
 
She is one of three owners and the Director of Center of Excellence Childcare and Academy (COE). COE provides childcare 24-hours seven days a week, with drop-in and holiday service available. The staff is very diverse, with several years of early childhood experience as well as education. The staff is familiar with core standards, STEM, and NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development all which are incorporated into all daily activities. She is also, the CEO and Founder of Invigorate Inc, which will provide a stable and secure home for women being released from the judicial system.
 
When she is not working at the COE , she enjoys making candles and soaps, and spending time with her ten grandchildren. The things she loves most in life is her relationship with God, vacationing with her family, and spending time with her Sissy. She is married to Robert Hills. They have seven adult children.