Cheryl Greenway, 2012-13 District Governor

Introduction by PDG Claudia Mertl, RC of Clayton County

Cheryl joined the Roswell Rotary Club in 1994 and served as President for the 2005-2006 Rotary year. Prior to serving as President of the Club, she held the officer positions of Secretary, Treasurer, and President Elect. Cheryl also held several club committee positions including Chairman of the Aubrey Greenway Golf Tournament, the Roswell Rotary Club's annual fund raiser. She has traveled and worked with other Roswell Rotary club members on three different international projects in Costa Rica. After serving as President, Cheryl continued to serve on the board of directors for two years and is the Presidential Advisor for 2009-2010.

As Club President, Cheryl led the club to the Best Club recognition as well as being individually awarded the District 6900 Sheffield Leadership Award. She is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Paul Harris Society Member, Bequest Society Member, a Will Watt fellow and a Hue Thomas Fellow.

Cheryl became involved at the District Level by coordinating the attendance of the 70 clubs that make up Rotary District 6900 for the international convention activities in Salt Lake City in 2007. She served as the awards chairman for 2007-2008. She has been the District Treasurer since July 1, 2008 and is currently working on the District Conference Committee. Cheryl also has completed the course work for RD.

Professionally, Cheryl is a CPA. She was born and raised in Roswell and graduated from Georgia State University, magna cum laude. After graduation, Cheryl went to work for Deloitte, now know as Deloitte and Touche. She worked in the Atlanta office of Deloitte for 6 years and in the Dallas, Texas office for 4 years. She left Deloitte to go to work for one of her clients, a real estate investment company. Cheryl was the CFO of the company and was very involved with the company but also handled the financial activities for approximately 50 partnerships organized by the CEO and President of the company. In 1988, she moved back home to Roswell and opened her own accounting firm. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Georgia Society of CPAs. She served as President of the North Perimeter Chapter of the Georgia Society of CPAs in the early 1990s.

Cheryl served as treasurer of the Georgia Ensemble Theater from 2005-2008 and has served as a volunteer and board member or officer for several other charities. She has been on the board of the Historic Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau since August of 2007 and has also been involved with the City of Roswell by serving on the Board of Zoning Appeals from August 2002 through December 31, 2008 and was Chairman of the Board for two years. She has served on the Planning Commission since January 1, 2009. In March of 2008, the American Business Women's Association presented Cheryl with the Phenomenal Women of North Fulton award.

Cheryl feels blessed to be a second generation Rotarian. Her father was in the Roswell Rotary club from the early 1960's until his death in 1991. He was President of the Roswell club for 1976-1977. Cheryl is a member of the Roswell United Methodist Church. Besides her brother and his wife, she has two nieces, two nephews-in-law and four great nephews. She loves traveling and reading. She used to do a lot of white water rafting. One of her most favorite vacations was white water rafting through the Grand Canyon.