Cindy Aitken

Executive Administrator, Office Manager |

Kansas City

Cindy Aitken is the Office Manager at VanTrust, and she has a background in Human Resources and Administration. Cindy’s primary responsibilities at VanTrust include ensuring staff and offices operate effectively and efficiently. She is in charge of the Administrative function for all five VanTrust office locations, with an emphasis on business processes, operations, culture, and resources. Cindy also works as the executive assistant to VanTrust President Dave Harrison. Cindy has over 25 years of expertise in the field of human resources. Prior to joining VanTrust, she worked for Hallmark Cards as Director, Corporate Education & Training, Corporate Divisions HR Manager, and Professional Staffing/College Relations Manager. She has also worked in the human resources departments of Baxter Healthcare in Chicago, Tenneco, Inc. in Houston, and a Kansas City-based human resources consulting firm. Cindy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with honors from the University of Illinois. In addition, she completed the University of Kansas/ Hallmark Executive Leadership Program. She served as a Board member of the Midwest College Placement Association, Chair of Shawnee Mission School District College Clinic Program, as well as a founding member for the Learning & Development Best Practices Organization. Cindy is active with groups dedicated to suicide prevention and animal welfare.

Community Affiliations
  • Previous Board member of the Midwest College Placement Associations
  • Founding Member of the Learning & Development Best Practices Organization
  • Past Chair of Shawnee Mission School District College Clinic Program
Professional Affiliations



Notable Projects

The Kessler at Meadowbrook
The Inn at Meadowbrook
Plaza Vista – Polsinelli Headquarters
Plaza Vista – Hotel Sorella
Meadowbrook Park Redevelopment
Brookside 51
51 Main
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