churchCheryl joined KD Search & Associates in 2015, as Executive Vice President.  Cheryl brings 20+ years of operations, sales, and human resource experience to the clients she serves!  The majority of Cheryl’s experience has been in the highly competitive wireless communications industry; leading operations, sales & marketing teams, and customer service.  Her extensive experience also includes start-ups, reorganizations, and M&A ventures.

In addition, Cheryl has a solid background in Human Resources; she is a certified Sr. Human Resources Professional (SHRM-SCP) and also holds a certification in Coaching.

This broad depth of experience allows Cheryl to understand her client’s operation from an enterprise perspective and the critical impact that change can have in each area of the business.  She is passionate about helping clients and organizations add value through affecting change that brings about positive results.

Cheryl earned her BA degree in Organizational Leadership from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska.  She holds a Coaching certification from Mentor Coach, LLC, and is a Senior Human Resources Professional (SHRM-SCP).  She most recently enrolled in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business to earn her Business Administration certification for continuing education.

Cheryl is a member of the Rockford Professional Women’s Network, where she serves on the Awards and Recognition committee.  She is a past Board Chair for Children’s Home & Aid and is an active volunteer for Special Olympics of Northern Illinois.

She and her husband, Jay, make Rockford their home.

At KD Search & Associates, our goal is to bring talent and people together and to support our clients as an extended part of their team…from recruiting, to consulting, to supporting employee transitions, we bring our collective knowledge and expertise to each customer we serve!