Cindy Hensley McCain has dedicated her life to improving the lives of those less fortunate both in the United States and around the world.
As a member of the Board of Trustees for the HALO Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to landmine removal and weapons destruction in war-torn countries, McCain is dedicated to the worldwide removal of landmines. She also served on the Board of Directors for Operation Smile, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to repair cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities for children around the world. McCain recently joined the Board of Directors for the Eastern Congo Initiative. She has travelled to the region four times in the last two years and is committed to raising awareness on the travesties facing women and children in the Congo.
She holds an undergraduate degree in education and a master’s in special education from the University of Southern California (USC) and is a member of the USC Rossier School of Education Board of Councilors.
McCain is the chairman of her family’s business, Hensley & Company, which is one of the largest Anheuser-Busch distributors in the nation. She resides in Phoenix with her husband, US Senator John McCain. Together, they have four children.