Design is imprinted on my soul.

It is much more than a profession or a passion; it’s how I live my life. From the monumental to the minute, inspiration surrounds me every day, defining my work, play and interactions with others.

01. Integrity

In a perpetual search for truth, I trust my gut and stick to my word.

02. Creativity

It’s exciting to discover the best solutions in an infinite pool of options.

03. Innovation

Change is inevitable and is best cultivated through iteration.

04. Humor

Humor makes the hard things bearable, and the good things even better.

Mix in some street smarts and you get...

Training.

BFA, Graphic Design, Miami University
Adobe CC + Pr + Ae
Sketch, Principle & Invision
Illustration + Motion
Copy Editing
UX/UI Design
Understanding of HTML & CSS
Disciplined hand-skills
4+ years of design experience

Personality.

Desire to inspire the insight of others
Passion for intuitive experiences
Conscientious
Critical eye for design
Strong listener
Gregarious
Recognize and improve from mistakes
Work great alone, but better on a team
24+ years of experience as comic relief

She met challenges
with grace
and humility.

Partner and Executive Recruiter at Gillman Partners

Cheech has the uncanny ability to connect with everyone around her… She was as good “one-on-one” with a member as she was in front of the entire group… was often referred to as a “leader’s leader.”

- Julie George

She quickly created a feeling of trust.

Co-Founder & COO, Picabo Street Academy

Cheech quickly grasped the essence of our business model and showed great creativity and perceptiveness... Her strong communication skills ensured that the project was completed in a timely fashion to everyone’s satisfaction.

- Michelle Demschar

She has a great design aesthetic.

Project Manager at D-Ford,
Ford Motor Company

Cheech was resourceful and always ready to brainstorm and tackle a problem. She produced wonderful visuals and would be a great addition to any team.

- Matt Bariletti

She always goes above and beyond the requirements.

Senior Director of Product - Global Sustainability, ENGIE Impact

Cheech brought the best of her curiosity, creativity, commitment and her enthusiasm to the mission... she dug deep into understanding the customer and business challenges that we were looking to solve.

- Varun Gowda

She is a dynamic leader who thrives on change.

Assistant Vice President, Student & Campus Life at Cornell University

Cheech’s energy and dedication to anything she sets her heart on is most inspiring, and even more importantly her strong moral character will be an asset to any organization.

- Jenny Loefflman