Cheryl Fong, J.D.

Cheryl Fong is the interim executive director of marketing and communications at Achieving the Dream. In her role, she manages the organizational website and digital marketing efforts including internal and external communication efforts. She has 25 years of experience with marketing communications of consumer products, high-tech Internet services, and professional services.

Cheryl was a communications consultant for several lodging properties where she introduced new website copy and design and created their collateral.  Prior to that effort, she joined Spire Associates consulting firm to facilitate communications efforts and critical-path management for several start-up companies’ product and company launches. She was also Director of Communications and Marketing of a start-up Internet company,  There she was responsible for developing and implementing all communications and marketing strategy.  This included brand strategy, online sales tactics, media relations, management of the consumer experience as well as providing strategic vision for marketing communication. 

Before joining, Cheryl was Director of Marketing Communications with J2 Global Communications which provided first-ever unified messaging services targeted at multiple customer segments.  She was responsible for all customer communiques and touch points for the customer experience. 

Earlier in her career, Cheryl spent 7 years at AT&T in various communications and marketing positions including managing a $19M P&L for one of AT&T's business Internet services. As Marketing Director, she worked both in leadership positions as well as individual contributor to cross-functional teams which included finance, customer service, product management and engineering.

Previous to her marketing and sales experience, Cheryl was an attorney with California Environmental Protection Agency.

Educational Background:  Cheryl Fong attended Fullerton Community College as a high school student, earned her BA degree in government and economics with a minor in public policy at Smith College, her MBA at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management, and her JD at the University of Colorado School of Law.

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