Morewood Partners

Janey Cheryl head shot close upCheryl Janey is managing partner of Morewood Partners, LLC, a consultancy specializing in connecting business development and communications to achieve strategic growth in organizations and inspire teams to truly soar.

Ms. Janey has over 30 years of industry and leadership experience. Most recently, she served as vice president of Communications for Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems (IS) sector. In this role, she led the sector’s integrated communications activities, which include strategic communications and outreach, public and media relations and marketing communications, as well as internal and executive communications. Prior to that she served as vice president, Operations, in the IS sector’s Civil Systems division, where she was responsible for helping achieve the division’s financial growth and operational objectives and for ensuring organizational alignment.

Previously, Ms. Janey was president of Civil Programs for Harris Corporation. In this capacity, she successfully grew the Civil Programs organization by supporting customer agencies and programs that included the Military Health System, the Census Bureau and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Janey held leadership positions at Northrop Grumman’s former Information Technology sector, including vice president, Marketing and Business Development with the Commercial, State and Local business group and vice president, State and Local Solutions operating unit.

Prior to joining Northrop Grumman, she was vice president, Marketing and Business Development, State and Local Government Solutions for American Management Systems. She has also held leadership positions with Unisys Corporation, SCT Corporation, Interactive Data Corporation and IBM.

Ms. Janey is a board member and member of the executive committee of the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia and a volunteer at Capital Partners for Education (CPE) in Washington DC. She is also a past member of the executive advisory board of the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority.

Ms. Janey is a recipient of many awards and recognitions, including a 2014 feature by Savoy Magazine as one of the Top Influential Women in Corporate America and the Career Communications Group’s Women of Color Technology and Business President’s Award, an honor given for high merit and a broad effect on people in many disciplines and achievements of significant value.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in design from Carnegie Mellon University and has done postgraduate study at the University of Pittsburgh and the Darden School of the University of Virginia.