Retired from the U.S. Army after 23 years of service in 2009, Cheryl J. Wilkinson founded Transitional Assistance, Inc., due to her own experiences transitioning back into civilian life. She is proud to oversee all operations of her nonprofit organization, as well as serve as a consultant to veterans. Her areas of expertise include human resources, project planning and organization. Ms. Wilkinson earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies, with an emphasis on human resources, from Columbia University, and, a master’s degree in human resources and from Webster University.
In addition to her recent distinction as a Professional of the Year in Veterans Services, Ms. Wilkinson has been honored as a Top Female Executive and Elite American Military Professional. In 2012, she received a President’s Volunteer Service Award from the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.