Cheryl works at the Office of Personnel Management as a Human Resource Development (HRD) Specialist in Executive Resources and Employee Development. Her core duties involve writing and interpreting government-wide training and development regulations. She has authored and co-authored Government-wide policy and guidance related to leadership development programs, training, and enterprise-wide change initiatives like executive onboarding, mentoring, employee engagement and learning management systems. Cheryl also consults with agencies on their performance improvement initiatives like writing good performance results, aligning organizational performance with individual performance and using analytics to inform strategic agency decisions. Past performance improvement projects include work with the White House Communication Agency (WHCA), and the General Services Administration (GSA).
Cheryl holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from the Catholic University of America, a Masters Degree in Quality Systems Management from the National Graduate School of Quality Systems Management and certificates in training evaluation, program evaluation, training transfer, and instructional design. Cheryl is a member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the American Management Association (AMA), and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). She is an Army Veteran and, in her spare time, volunteers as a grant reviewer for some Washington DC funding agencies. She lives with her family in Bowie, Maryland.