about us

Bios

Cynthia Boles
Head Chocolatier
Cynthia inherited the love of cooking and baking from her mother. She started cooking for friends and family. When realizing cooking and baking was something Cynthia wanted to pursue she started a home-based business baking for different events including banquets, weddings, family gatherings, church events. Wanting to progress to the next level, Cynthia took classes at Cake Craft, Clark State, and The Art Institute of Cincinnati. She graduated from the Art Institute's Baking and Pastry program with honors and on the Dean's list. She was also selected to be the speaker at her graduation. After graduating, Cynthia started experimenting with chocolate. She attended Barry Callebaut's Chocolate Academy under Chef Richard Cusick in Chicago. Cynthia has taken her newly acquired knowledge and passion for chocolate and started Signature Confections with the help of Dick Fillion and the ladies at Cake Craft.

Stephen Alexander
President
Stephen graduated high school in 2000 and entered the work force directly after. Through hard work and dedication, he worked his way to a managerial position at Grismer Tire. Stephen left Grismer Tire in December 2010 to give Signature Confections his full attention.

Alisha Alexander
Chocolatier Assistant
Alisha graduated high school in 2010. She has been assisting Cynthia Boles with events such as banquets, weddings, and family gatherings for almost 5 years. She has also attended Barry Callebaut's Chocolate Academy under Chef Richard Cusick in Chicago. Since joining Signature Confections, she has been honing her skills with chocolate in preparation to become a Chocolatier.