Cynthia Dasté


Before founding Dasté and Associates in 2001, Cynthia had a highly successful career for 14 years in the special event and meeting planning industry including serving as Vice President of Operations for Meetings Plus, a special event and meeting planning firm. Cynthia spent eight years with the Washington Wine Commission holding the positions of Director of Marketing and Executive Director of the Auction of Washington Wines, the third largest charity wine auction in the country, before stepping down to begin her own company. In 2007, Cynthia stepped away from Dasté and Associates to become the Executive Director of Woodinville Wine Country, a member funded marketing organization formed to promote Woodinville wineries and tasting rooms. Today, Cynthia has rejoined D&A consulting with businesses and non-profit organizations in the areas of marketing, special events and meeting planning.

Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Corporate and non-profit special event development, marketing and execution
  • Charity wine auction planning and marketing
  • Meeting planning
  • Travel incentive trips
  • Marketing solutions
  • Building and maintaining strategic relationships