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Our 2015 Event Chairwoman

Cynthia Steele Vance

Cynthia Steele Vance

In 2012, Cynthia Steele Vance teamed with TTR Sotheby's International Realty to create an innovative new way to showcase luxury property using the power of video. Together they have launched the Washington Luxury Channel, a web and mobile-based program that open doors to some of Sotheby's International Realty's most luxurious offerings around the beltway. In just twelve months the WLC has attracted over 250,000 viewers.

Steele Vance, is also the former co-host of the Emmy award winning television show "My Generation", a lifestyle TV show that covers a wide range of issues from health and money to relationships and getting the most out of life. The show aired on 120 PBS stations nationwide. For her work on the show, she won the highly acclaimed DC Peer Award, which recognizes outstanding work in media production that comes from the Washington, DC metropolitan area. In addition, the show was awarded both the Communicator Award of Excellence and a Telly Award.

Cynthia is widely known in the Washington, DC area as the daytime news anchor for Fox News. She has anchored both the morning and noon news. During her tenure on the "Fox 5 Morning Show", it became the number one morning newscast in Washington where she was nominated for an Emmy Award as Best Local Newscaster. Cynthia also worked for Fox News as a news reporter covering Capitol Hill, and the issues affecting the metropolitan area.

Cynthia began her television news career at CNN's Washington, DC bureau, coordinating daily news coverage of Capitol Hill, the White House, and breaking news. She then hit the road as a television news reporter covering local and national news in three major markets across the country. She was nominated for two Emmy's for spot news coverage and won the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcast Award. Cynthia was also the host of BusinessNow, which was distributed by ABC NewsOne.

Cynthia holds a Bachelor or Arts in Communications from Mt. Vernon College for Women, which in 1999, merged with The George Washington University, where she now serves as a Trustee.