Cindy Sahlstrom graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1986. During her time at SFU, she participated in the Co-op program and finished five self-directed work terms with Hedden Chong and Smith. She went on to pass her Uniform Final Exam at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, and later began working at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Accountant in downtown Vancouver. Cindy then opened her own Bed and Breakfast, the Everett House, in 1994 with her husband and additionally opened her own practice in 2000 called Sahlstrom & Associates. In addition to running two businesses, Cindy has also raised three children and is currently an Executive with the Fraser Valley Chartered Accountants Association in BC.
Cindy's SFU Co-op Icon YouTube video was posted on February 26, 2016.