Cheryl Yawman

Business Development Director

+1(585) 738-1311


  • Over 30 years’ experience exceeding client expectations, primarily partnering with finance/accounting, HR and non-profit leaders to recruit top talent for their teams
  • Early career spent in Big 4 and corporate accounting roles
  • Works closely with HR & finance teams on cost containment strategies within their benefit programs


Cheryl and her husband, Phil, can often be found cheering on their two daughters, Shannon and Megan, either in the audience of a singing performance or in the bleachers of an Ithaca College basketball game. Cheryl also likes to scrapbook, read, play softball and tennis, bowl, and watch the Yankees.

Community Involvement/Recognition

Cheryl is a recipient of the Rochester Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award and was also an Athena Award finalist. She was honored with St. John Fisher College’s Accounting Alumni of the Year Award. Cheryl received the Sojourner Home Pillar of Strength award for her many years of volunteerism and service on their Board.


Pittsford, NY

Education/ Volunteer Commitments

  • St. John Fisher College Bachelor of Science, Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of NY (inactive)
  • NYS Life, Accident and Health License
  • Rochester Chapter of NYS Society of CPA’s – Board member and past president
  • St. John Fisher College – Accounting/Finance Department Advisory Board member