Cheryl has more than 20 years of diverse experience in finance. She joined Raymond James in 2019 after serving as president and chief financial officer of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority, the state’s primary issuer of bonds. Before her work for the state, Cheryl gained extensive experience at Little Rock’s Baptist Health as manager in tax and treasury. She previously worked at BKD in a number of public accounting specialties, including tax compliance, consulting and arbitrage calculations for healthcare and not-for-profit entities. Cheryl is a certified public accountant and holds a Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Kansas State University.