Cheryl Cato Blakemore

Senior Director, Strategic Communications and Public Engagement

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Cheryl Cato Blakemore is the Senior Director, Strategic Communications and Public Engagement at Race Forward. She has extensive experience leading communications, marketing and audience engagement planning, projects, and teams and has spent the majority of her career working in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Race Forward, she led the marketing department for a healthcare membership association, focused on ensuring the accuracy, accessibility, and privacy of patient medical records. During her tenure with the association, she was instrumental in establishing and growing its international division. Previously, Cheryl had worked with several nonprofit healthcare provider systems in the Chicago area. Cheryl is actively engaged in volunteer work within her community and serves on the Marketing Communications committees for several nonprofits in the Greensboro, NC, area where she currently resides.