Cheryl has practiced public accounting since 2003. She has extensive experience providing accounting and advisory services to both publicly traded and privately owned companies in the technology, manufacturing, and consumer products industries as well as not-for-profit and higher education clients.

Cheryl’s technology, manufacturing, and consumer products experience comes from working with publicly traded and privately owned middle market companies, including issuance of senior secured notes, exempt pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. She has significant experience with issues of revenue recognition, internally developed software, share-based compensation, intangible assets, business combinations, redeemable and convertible stock, and convertible debt.

Cheryl’s not-for-profit and higher education experience comes from leading both financial statement and OMB A-133 compliance audits for various governmental entities, foundations, higher education colleges and universities, and other charitable organizations.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BA, economics (accounting emphasis), University of California, Santa Barbara

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