In 2008, Cheri was named one of the “Most Powerful and Influential Women in Texas” by the Texas Diversity Council. In 2009, the Dallas Business Journal named Cheri to the list of “Top 40 Under Forty” business people in Dallas. In 2017, Industry Week named Cheri “Manufacturing Leader of the Week”. Cheri was named to the Clemson University board of trustees in November 2016. She is also a Clemson University Foundation executive board member. Cheri serves as a director for both W.C.Bradley and Western Forest Products. Cheri also serves on the boards of University Hospitals and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cheri earned her Bachelor of Arts in Management and a Master of Business Administration from Clemson University. Cheri and her two daughters live in Bay Village OH.