Cheryl Swirnow has been helping leaders execute on their vision since 2002. She has wide-ranging expertise that includes strategy, employee relations, benefits, recruitment, policy development, and operations.
As a consultant, Cheryl works with clients on a variety of HR and business-related initiatives across a broad spectrum of industries including start-ups, mass media, and financial services. Her projects include talent acquisition for a mass media company specifically focused on recruiting Sales and Marketing leaders. In addition, Cheryl has provided employee relations support to a scaling e-commerce company and interim HR coverage for benefits roles at two separate financial services organizations.
Prior to consulting, Cheryl was the co-founder and CEO of Sherpaa, a leading healthcare startup where she was responsible for strategy, sales, finance, recruitment, and operations. Cheryl has also led HR and Operations teams at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Nike, Quintessentially, The Barbarian Group, and Rent the Runway. During her time at Rent the Runway, she was responsible for recruitment and onboarding across all areas of the business. In addition, she was in charge of a benefits overhaul and review of company policies to ensure they were legally sound and consistent with the company’s voice and brand.
Cheryl received a B.S. in Hospitality from Cornell University. She has been highlighted in Elle Magazine and New York Magazine for her business acumen and vision.