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Cherie Pritchard, SPHR, Senior Vice President - HR Operations

Cherie has over 20 years of progressive human resources management experience for financial services companies, call centers, start-up operations, light manufacturing, county government and high tech organizations that ranged in size from 10 employees to over 6,000 and one location to over 26 multi-site locations including international. She is known and respected for her innovative and frequent cost-savings initiatives.

Her responsibilities have included, but are not limited to: Strategic HR Planning & Execution, Human Resources Policy & Procedure, Benefits, Compensation (including Executive and Sales Incentive), HRIS systems, Performance Systems, Employee Relations, Recognition & Reward Plans, Diversity Practices, Training & Development, Federal & State Compliance and HIPAA Compliance. She has key-role experience in due diligence, mergers, acquisitions, cultural acclimation and insurance negotiations.

In addition to her SPHR (Senior Professional Human Resources certification), Cherie earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Florida State University, College of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing. She also was an Adjunct Instructor in the College of Business, Florida State University.

She has served in various civic and professional leadership roles including:

  • Chapter President — ASTD (American Society for Training & Development)
  • Founder and Chapter President — Capital City Exchange Club of America
  • Human Grants Review Committee — Leon County Board of County Commissioners
  • President — College of Business Alumni Association, Florida State University
  • Mentor — Georgia 100 Mentoring Committee
  • Editor/Chairperson for SHRM Atlanta monthly magazine — "The Human Resource"

Cherie maintains active memberships in both the National Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and SHRM Atlanta. She is the Vice President of the Gwinnett Business Network and is also a member of the Duluth Fall Festival Sponsor Committee. She and her husband, Gregory Pritchard reside in Duluth, Georgia.