As Consulting Principal and Advisor for Wilson Associates, Cheryl advises in the management of global operations strategy for the firm. A Cum Laude graduate of Michigan State University, Cheryl’s early career concentrated on the design of signature hotels worldwide. Upon moving into the design management arena, Cheryl’s duties have grown to include client development and retention, overseeing major projects as Principal-In-Charge, negotiating contracts, and setting the overall business direction for the firm’s seven offices. Business associates describe her as energetic, determined, and dedicated. Cheryl has designed some iconic properties which include The Four Seasons Cairo, Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve and Montage Laguna Beach. A passionate Francophile, Cheryl is a continuing student of the French culture and travels there frequently for both business and pleasure. She also enjoys being a part of The North Texas Caledonian Pipes and Drums band, where she plays the highland bagpipe.