Chief Innovation Officer
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Cheryl Burnett joined the National Association of Counties (NACo) in 2017 and currently serves as the Chief Innovation Officer. In this position, she leads the health, human services and justice; community and economic resiliency; and technology innovation program areas. She also oversees corporate relations and sponsorships.
Previously, Cheryl was the Assistant Chief Deputy and Communications Director for Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe. Prior to that, she worked in large corporate environments, including Toyota, BP and Seagram/Universal Studios in Los Angeles, New York and London. Cheryl has a B.A. in Economics and English from Lafayette College, an M.A. in English from Seton Hall University and an M.P.A. from the University of Southern California.