Cheryl joined Elmdale Partners as outside counsel in 2016 and was appointed General Counsel in 2019. She is a member of the Leadership team and responsible for management and oversight of legal and compliance matters enterprise-wide. Cheryl has over 20 years’ experience working with, and providing guidance to, privately held companies. Prior to joining Elmdale Partners, she was Partner at Bodman PLC where she advised companies in all areas of business, from mergers and acquisitions to day-to-day operations. Cheryl, elected to the Order of the Coif, began her legal career as a law clerk to Honorable John W. Potter in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois, Michigan (inactive) and Ohio.