Meet Our Associates


Cheryl Foss, Senior Consultant

Cheryl has over 20 years of Leadership Development, Team Development, Strategy Development, Organization Design, and Change Management experience. She integrates extensive experience and deep knowledge in these areas in her work as an executive coach and consultant to elevate performance in complex systems and help executives and organizations achieve unsurpassed results. Cheryl has deep experience in Healthcare, Hi-tech, academia, manufacturing, energy, financial, consulting, government and non-profit organizations. She draws from her understanding of organizational, interpersonal and leadership dynamics in her approach to ensure the greatest impact with her clients. Cheryl has assisted clients in mergers, building their executive teams, creating and deploying their strategies, building relationships, redesigning organizations, and many other leadership and strategic challenges.

Professional Experience
Principal, Strategic Innovation Associates, LLC 1998-present
Principal, GDSS 1995 - 1998

Professional Focus
To help leaders and organizations become high performing using leading edge approaches to strategic planning, organization redesign, and organization development.

Master of Social Work, University of Maryland
Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts
MBTI Certified
Hogan Certified

Partial Client List
Medical University of South Carolina, National Institute of Corrections, Department of Defense, City of Boulder, Jefferson County, Maryland State, Freddie Mac, Pinnacol Assurance, Microsoft Corporation, Agilent Technologies, Avago Technologies, Seagate Technologies, Acterna, Hewlett Packard, Girls Scouts of the USA, American Racing and Entertainment, White House Fellows Foundation and Association, Nature Conservancy, Mile High Academy