Staff Spotlight: Cheryl Dean


This month, we’re shining the spotlight on someone who generally likes to stay behind-the-scenes. Hired 8 years ago on March 29, Cheryl Dean joined the High Hopes team with an enthusiasm that has yet to abate.

Cheryl has taken on a variety of roles here at High Hopes, but the role she currently occupies is that of Director of Development & Marketing.

We managed to snatch a few moments with this often on-the-go director, and we asked her to share about her job, her story, and herself. Let’s get to know Cheryl!

Cheryl and her husband Troy were both born and raised right here in Nashville, Tennessee. Together they have raised four children: Brittany, Bretton, Lucas, and Jakob. The eldest two have left home now, but they remain in Tennessee.

One girl (the oldest) and three boys, all very different in preferences and personality, made life at home quite interesting while they were growing up. With a six-year-old grandson named Huston now thrown into the mix, family life is more fun than ever. “Never a dull moment!” Cheryl says cheerfully.

Cheryl’s office administration expedition began at only 17 years old and has run the gamut as far as experience goes. She started with bookkeeping, payroll, and administrative assistant duties, before going on to be a small business owner for 10 years.