Cheryl Stewart

Cheryl Stewart is the Director of Public Affairs and Strategic Engagement with the Mayson-Dixon Companies. In this role, she leads a team with strategy development and execution, communications and marketing, and community engagement. She has more than 20 plus years as a communications professional and in the field of Organizational Development. She is passionate about research and data collection and enjoys empowering others on how to “figure things out” in order to achieve their goals.

Prior to joining the MD team, Cheryl worked as Director of Organizational Development for the Maryland Aviation Administration, owner and operator of BWI Thurgood and Martin State Airports. In this role she oversaw Training and Development, Performance Management, and Employee Development Services.

She also served as a Press Secretary under Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake. She managed the Mayor’s press availability, media relations, community outreach events, and public affairs.

Prior to working with the Mayor, she was a Public Affairs Officer for the Maryland Transit Administration and Maryland Aviation Administration. In these roles, she served as a spokeswoman for both entities and was responsible for marketing and communications strategy, outreach initiatives.

She started her career as a television News Producer and worked at various television stations in the south and Baltimore. She holds a Masters’ Degree in Organizational Development and Strategic Human Resources from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Loyola University, New Orleans.

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