April 5, 2016: Cindy Figer
Founder and President, New Canaan Farms
Cindy Figer is the President and owner of New Canaan Farms, a privately owned gourmet food company located in Dripping Springs, Texas. New Canaan Farms has been creating gourmet jams, jellies, salsa, and sauces since 1981. Products are sold in both the retail and wholesale marketplace. Placement is limited to upscale gift and gourmet shops and markets. No mainline or big box stores.
Cindy is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin with a BBA in Accounting. Her first career was in banking at First International Bank in Houston beginning in internal audit, and ending as Assistant Vice President in Investments and Funding. Her second career was the most challenging as a stay at home mom for three children. She then became involved with New Canaan (a client of her husband’s practice) as a part time consultant and then purchased the business in 1997.
She has been married for 40 years to Mike Figer, a CPA and owner of Figer & Company CPA’s in Austin, Texas. They live in Dripping Springs where both have been involved in many local organizations and have served in many capacities in their church.