Sylinda Meinzer was born in Brownwood, Texas and grew up on 1000 acres learning to appreciate the land and the significance of conservation of the natural resources for future generations. This land has been held by the family for 3 generations. Cattle and farming operations are still the mainstay on the land.
Sylinda graduated from Bangs High School and attended San Angelo State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in both English and Physical Education. In 1989 she attained her Certificate to teach Mathematics and soon after took over as the secondary math chair at Bangs High School. While there she developed and implemented a program of intensive study to help the math students master their TAKS test. In 1996 she attained her Masters of Education/Mid Management degree (MEd) and then her Superintendent’s Certificate in 1999.
After marrying Wyman Meinzer in 2001, she decided to leave education, and because of her love of the the land, decided to start a publishing company named Badlands Design and Production. As editor in chief, she has published seven large format coffee table books showcasing her beloved Texas. Some of the titles include, Inspiration Texas Style, Southern Plains Bison: Resurrection of the Lost Texas Herd, Charles Goodnight: A Man for All Ages, Working Dogs of Texas, Horses to Ride, Cattle to Cut: The San Antonio Viejo Ranch of Texas, and Under one Fence: The Waggoner Ranch Legacy.
Meinzer received her Texas Real Estate License in July of 2019 and is delighted to join the team at Chas. S. Middleton and Son Farm and Ranch Real Estate.