Cheryl Rosario
Founder, CGR Consulting

CHERYL GREEN ROSARIO is a visionary leader with a proven track record in supporting excellence in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

Cheryl joined Munich Re as Head of D&I and CSR in June 2021. Prior to joining Munich Re, Cheryl founded her own consulting business, CGR Consulting focused on DEI and philanthropy. Recent projects included co-lead for NYC Small Business Ecosystem Project, focused on small business owners of color, a disability assessment to determine the programming and accommodations needed by cultural organizations to support the disability community and numerous diversity assessments for organizations of all sizes to aid them in building a more inclusive culture. In addition, Cheryl worked with a donor advised fund focused on uplifting women and girls.

Prior to her business, she served as Vice President of Social Responsibility (SR) at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, where Cheryl led the global SR strategy for the company, building relationships with key partners and programs in areas of DEI, Human Rights, Philanthropy and Sustainability.

Previously as Director, Philanthropy at American Express for 10 years, she led the strategic direction and grantmaking for the Arts & Culture & Historic Preservation portfolios. Through these programs, she increased the company’s presence globally and aided nonprofits in receiving additional funding, capacity building and improving their media presence. Cheryl even helped obtain First Lady Michelle Obama, for an important grant announcement in Washington, DC. resulting in over 20 million media impressions.

Prior to joining American Express, Cheryl worked at Morgan Stanley in its Community Affairs division and managed a Board Leadership program for Time Warner, placing executives on boards of nonprofits across New York City. In addition to her corporate and foundation experience, Cheryl has over 12 years of nonprofit experience focused on women and girls, poverty issues and the disability community.

Cheryl is the Vice-Chair of the Art Beyond Sight Board and member of the JBWS (formerly Jersey Battered Women’s Services) Board. Cheryl is also an alum of Coro’s Leadership New York. Cheryl is a sought-after speaker in social responsibility and diversity arenas. Most recently, speaking about CSR in five different cities across China and Malta for the US Department of State.

In her spare time, Cheryl writes on issues related to DEI and philanthropy and has been featured in Huffington Post and American Chamber of Commerce in China magazine.

Cheryl Rosario