Cheri Denise Coleman, MBA is the Founder of PartnerCafe-Bridging the Gap across Sectors. A consortium of City, State, and Federal agency decision-makers joining nonprofit organizations and Community Leaders & Activists- working interdependently to collectively impact social issues. A native New Yorker, Cheri’s passion for transforming the lives of Vulnerable Populations was a result of her work at United Indians of all Tribes Foundation, the City of Seattle, Washington State, Neighbor Care Health Clinic and United Health Care. Cheri received her MBA with a specialization in Organizational Leadership at New York Institute of Technology, BS in Integrated Marketing at Fashion Institute of Technology and Graduate Certificate in Human Resources from Keller Graduate School at DeVry University. Cheri currently works as a Community Engagement and Resource and Service Provider, contracted by DSHS/DDA. She sits on the Board of Directors for Exceptional Families, and is a committee member of the Community Advisory Council for ACH, CHW Coalition, Pierce County ACAC and Human Services Coalition.