Cindy and Susan
~Owners, More Excuses Boutique~
Cindy Smith grew up in Independence, Missouri and moved to Kearney, Missouri at age 12. She worked as an IT Manager for DST Systems in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Cindy married young and divorced young. She was a single mother who raised her 2 totally awesome sons, Brandon and Clay. Today Cindy is grandma to 4 amazing grandchildren.
Cindy’s initial career path was as a computer programmer and project manager at DST Systems. After 25 years with DST and, once the financial responsibility of raising two sons was completed, she decided to jump into the challenging, risky and rewarding small business sector by opening More Excuses Boutique with her best friend and fellow DST alum, Susan Donnici.
Discovering her creative talents, Cindy does all of the merchandising and décor within the boutique. Utilizing her past DST skills, she also has primary responsibility for financial management of the boutique.