Cherie Whitney Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Cherie Whitney drives UnitedLex’s M&A program, integration practice, and strategic business operations to help advance the firm’s corporate priorities. She has established a successful track record of developing strategies to pursue new markets and transformational opportunities, implementing systematic analytics to monitor companies’ financial health, and integrating newly acquired assets into an organization.
Before joining UnitedLex, Cherie spent 18 years in the technology sector at Dell EMC. There, she served as an executive on the corporate development team, executing more than $11 billion in targeted and opportunistic acquisitions, investments, and joint ventures. She also led corporate development and strategic operations for Virtustream, the cloud service company at Dell EMC.
Cherie is active in women’s advocacy programs in the technology field, dedicating time to coaching and engaging entrepreneurs in various incubator programs. She is also a strong supporter of community service and serves as treasurer and board member for the Blue Lagoon Foundation, which creates and supports initiatives that help children achieve their maximum potential.
Cherie earned her MBA and BS in international business from Bentley University and her MA in international economics from Georgetown University.