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Cydni Bickerstaff

Senior Career Coach

  • Department: F. David Fowler Career Center
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  • Phone: (202) 994-6704
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  • Office: Duques Hall, Suite 560 • 2201 G St. NW • Washington, DC 20052


Named a “Woman to Watch” by Washingtonian Magazine, Cydni Bickerstaff is a Senior Career Coach at the F. David Fowler Career Center. She supports students across all concentrations, but focuses primarily on those studying Marketing, Sports, Events and Hospitality Management. As a member of the Undergraduate Coaching team, she works in partnership with students to help guide them in their career planning.

Cydni is a strategic and hands-on marketing and event management executive offering 20+ years’ of expertise in logistics, strategic planning, television production, and on-air promotions with NBC. Her corporate portfolio includes the State Farm 50 Million Pound Challenge, NBA, P&G, Coke and McDonald’s to name a few. Over her career, Cydni held management positions with companies including collegiate marketer Host Communications, the Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche. In addition, she’s managed and worked on a number of national tournaments, classics, festivals, conferences and tours.

A graduate of Hampton University, Cydni obtained her BS in Accounting and an MBA in Sport Marketing from Florida A&M University. When asked to describe herself she would leave you with this…“Perfectionist Entertainment Guru who loves Sports & Life!”