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staff spotlight (14)About Cheryl Boyer, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Cheryl Boyer is currently the Director of Diversity Services for Berkshire Associates. She brings over 25 years of HR experience to Berkshire’s Leadership Team, providing valuable strategic direction to the company on solving client’s business issues as they relate to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Under Cheryl’s direction, this service takes a quantitative look at data to evaluate a company’s DE&I related metrics and progress. Cheryl also provides consulting on EEO, Affirmative Action, and DE&I to clients seeking an expert with “real life” experiences leading HR and senior level executive in these areas.


Prior to joining Berkshire, Cheryl was Vice President of Human Resources for LifeBridge Health, a regional health care system. During a span of over a decade, she partnered with senior leaders to drive engagement, innovation, and continuous improvement through HR processes. She was also Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Allfirst (now part of M&T Bank), where she led the strategic direction and management of the compensation, benefits, payroll, HRIS, employment, employee relations, merger integration, EEO, and AA functions.

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Cheryl went on to earn a Master of Science, Human Resources Management, from the University of Maryland Global Campus. Cheryl has also completed the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program in Leading Professional Services Firms. She is certified as a HRCI Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Senior Certified Profession (SCP) through the Society for Human Resources Management.

As President of the Maryland Association of Affirmative Action Officers (MAAAO), Cheryl leads the association’s efforts to advance equal opportunity in the public and private sectors, and sponsor professional programs and seminars. She serves as a Board Member for Thread, Inc., an organization based in Baltimore, MD that harnesses the power of relationships to create a new social fabric of diverse individuals deeply engaged with young people facing the most significant opportunity and achievement gaps. She is also a Board Member for the Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership, and organization whose mission is to expand housing choices for families with low incomes, helping them to access and transition successfully to safe, healthy, and economically vibrant communities.


Cheryl lives in Baltimore County with her husband, Adrain. They have two adult children.

 

 

 

BERK_logo_stacked_CMYKAbout Berkshire

Berkshire is a human resources consulting and technology firm that specializes in helping companies build their ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, we specialize in applicant management, compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. With nearly 40 years of experience in the industry, Berkshire is among the most trusted names in the business.                               .