Dr. Cheryl Ingram is the CEO and founder of Inclusology (a software company that is working to build the world’s greatest benchmarks for DEI) and Diverse City LLC (a diversity and inclusion consulting firm working with organizations across the United States). Cheryl has been training and coaching in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion for 20+ years. She has her Doctorate of Education with a specialization in DEI, a Master of Arts in Education, and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, all from New Mexico State University. Cheryl's company works with clients such as Netflix, Uber, Foursquare, Parametrix and the University of Washington and others to help them build sustainable and fair DEI Practices. Cheryl’s many passions related to social justice and equity including serving on the board of directors for Unloop, a national technical training program that addresses recidivism in prisons throughout Washington State.<br /> <br /> VB+P is thrilled to have Cheryl leading the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts of the agency. Cheryl is implementing both an immediate and a long-term strategic plan to help fight racism and install fair, equitable and accountable systems around: recruitment and hiring practices, production and casting, social responsibility initiatives, internal education, partnerships, internal discrimination policies and agency goals and metrics to ensure racial equity.<br /> <br /> As far as personal interests go, Cheryl is an avid archer and indicated that if Venables were to place an apple on his head, she would split it.