Cheryl Penava

Chief People Officer

Cheryl Penava, Chief People Officer, is responsible for managing the strategy and processes related to building and retaining an exceptional team of professionals, while overseeing all aspects of human resource management. She joined Healogics in 2020 as the VP, Experience & Engagement.

Cheryl is a seasoned professional with a unique background of leadership experiences. Prior to Healogics, she held positions at Bellsouth Publishing, Allstate Financial, Humana and Mortenson Dental Partners. Her areas of expertise include talent and leadership development, operations, learning, change management and creating cultural shifts in the workplace. She wants to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of role or title. She has been recognized for increasing leadership capabilities, being a leader of culture and driving engagement. In addition, Cheryl is a certified facilitator and executive coach.

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications from the University of Kentucky. She then received an Executive MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Chicago, IL.

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