Cheryl Carter, Program Advocate, joined Family Promise of Gwinnett after earning a management degree in human services (social work). As of September 2018, Cheryl works part-time in development with limited time in case management. She has more than 25 years of executive level experience in non-profit organizations, including production of concerts for nationally renowned recording artists such as the late Ray Charles, Roberta Flack, BB King, Bruce Hornsby, Patti LaBelle, and John Legend. Her volunteer and professional work has been recognized with awards such as the Mary McCloud Bethune Trailblazer Award for Outstanding Community Leadership, The United Way Firm Chair Award, and the YMCA Professional of the Year.