Cherie Shepard Named Managing Partner at Direct Recruiters, Inc.

Solon, Ohio- Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Executive Search, is pleased to announce that Cherie Shepard has been named Managing Partner at Direct Recruiters, Inc. As the first woman appointed to Managing Partner at DRI, Cherie has demonstrated leadership, mentorship, dedication, and a standard of excellence in her role and within the search industry.

Cherie Shepard began at DRI over 14 years ago and currently directs the Packaging, Processing & Material Handling teams. She is known for her ability to quickly comprehend clients’ unique needs and identify high caliber talent in her industry. Cherie demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and serves as a positive role model for women in business. Cherie founded the Direct Recruiters women’s group to support women in professional development, wellness, philanthropy, and more. In addition, Cherie sits on the DRI Diversity Committee. She has been a great asset to the DRI company culture and exemplifies DRI’s core values on a daily basis.

According to Dan Charney, President & CEO, “We are so happy to congratulate Cherie on her new role as Managing Partner. We are proud of her accomplishments and everything she has done and continues to do for our firm. We look forward to her future successes at DRI.”

To contact Cherie Shepard, 440-996-0582 /

Since 1983, Direct Recruiters, Inc. has been recognized as the relationship-focused search firm that assists top-tier organizations with recruiting, acquiring, and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions.