CEO (Specializes in Management & Leadership)
Dynamic and accomplished management professional with over 30 years of experience in creating and operating faith/community-based initiatives through the cooperation of local, state, and federal government agencies and non-government organizations (NGOs). Mrs. Magee-Baker has a strong demonstrated ability to foster and maintain long-term, quality relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Cheryl possesses a balanced combination of superlative project management skills, broad social services expertise, and outstanding communications skills. Cheryl has worked with non-profit groups and organizations, bringing her expertise in oversight and regulatory compliance to aid organizational capacity in addition to raising more than $60 million in programming and operational funding. She has also assisted the Federal government in awarding $1.2 Billion in grants across the nation that supported social justice priorities in housing, employment, marriage and family, youth development, and healthcare access. She had the privilege as an invitee to the National Day of Prayer at the White House and other faith and community organizers in May of 2007. As a result of her work in the faith and community-based arena, also in 2007, she was appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Job Corps to represent the faith & community-based sector as a result of a nomination by the White House Center for Faith and Community Based Initiatives and re-appointed to serve until 2011. As a result of the above-mentioned national nominations and appointments, she has a broad perspective of the inner workings of initiatives, challenges & successes. Ms. Magee is a W. K. Kellogg Foundation Fellow and pursues excellence in management and social justice. She possesses a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology, a Master's in Non-profit Management, and a doctorate in Industrial & Organizational Psychology with a concentration in Diversity and Inclusion.