Cheryl grew up in Charlotte, NC and graduated from UNC with a degree in Music Education. She taught pre-school and kindergarten and then started working for a department store and pursued a career in retail. She had various positions from area sales manager to buyer, then relocated to Jacksonville as a merchandise manager. She married in 1984 and gave birth to their daughter later that year. She relocated to Melbourne in 1987, and worked as a store manager at Dillard’s in Melbourne for 20+ years. After getting out of retail she joined Brevard Workforce as part of a National Emergency Grant assisting laid off shuttle workers get training, education, teaching them how to craft resumes, interviewing skills and job placement. She was also the human resources coordinator at Atlantic Shores Nursing and rehab center.
She has three beautiful and wonderful granddaughters. If you attend the 9:00 service, you have probably seen them. Her passions are her granddaughters, music, reading, and making jewelry.