Cheryl Farrell is an award-winning performance storyteller and corporate communications consultant. She is founder of Cheryl Farrell Communications LLC that coaches corporate clients in diverse industries such as healthcare, public utilities, law firms, and more. She believes, “where there’s an organizational problem to be solved, there are stories to be shared.”

Her trademarked communications methodology, Pop-Up Storytelling for OrganizationsTM helps business leaders and their employees collaborate better by sharing personal stories in a strategic and structured process. She develops and executes programs with measurable outcomes to help organizations meet their objectives.
Cheryl’s eclectic career for more than 30 years includes roles as vice president of diversity communications for a major U.S. bank as well as recurring television personality on the popular quiz show Jeopardy! She is a Halo Award winner for storytelling and a Moth StorySLAM Champion. Her storytelling performances begin in 2012 at the long-standing Story Salon in North Hollywood, CA.
Cheryl has a robust writing portfolio that includes, the share-the-good online magazine. She has been a board member of several non-profit organizations, serving on finance and strategy committees. As a public speaker, she often examines how Black women excel at the intersections of race, gender, and age.
Represented by Thompson Literary Agency, Cheryl is developing a book proposal that guides readers to create their stories and share them with others. She has a master’s degree in communications from the University of Southern California and bachelor’s degree in economics from University of California, Los Angeles.