Cheryl D. Foss

Summary Profile Cheryl Foss has over 15 years of successful experience working with whole systems in government agencies, corporations, small businesses, and non-profits. Cheryl draws from her experience as a leader and manager as well as her years of consulting experience, offering her clients a powerful balance of operational expertise and consulting expertise. She is proficient in researching, designing, and executing interventions and training programs that allow organizations to drastically increase their impact and achieve results. She has successfully partnered with leadership groups and Boards of Directors on many highly visible, organizational system-wide change efforts.

Specifically, Cheryl has a proven track record for using adult learning principles and leadership principles to help clients expand their leadership capacity in their organization, community and environment. In addition, she has worked with many clients on applying in-depth expertise on contemporary leadership principles, concepts and practices. Cheryl also has direct experience in evaluation processes for programs in her consulting practice.

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.

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

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.

What Our Clients Say About Our Work

Strategy Development and Deployment, Organization Redesign, and Leadership Development:

"Strategic Focus Associaties has been a very productive partnership in the development of our clinical service lines. They are highly flexible and yet very effective in managing the change process. They are particularly effective in getting large working groups to focus on the key issue at hand. I am very pleased with their work and our outcomes. "

Patrick J Cawley, MD, MBA, FHM
Chief Medical Officer
Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center