A high profile community leader, Cheryl Dender now brings her decades of experience to the POB Chamber of Commerce. Cheryl joined the chamber in 2016 and has shared her expertise on several committees. She was elected to the chamber board in 2018.
In another key community role, for the past 25 years Cheryl has served as a leader for the Plainview-Old Bethpage PTA and as a Board of Education trustee. She is also the Coordinator of Community Services for the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District which includes the responsibilities of Child Care Director for the before- and after-school programs in all four elementary schools and both middle schools.
Professionally, Cheryl prepares high school and college students for various types of interviews and helps businesses meet their hiring needs through her company, InterviewSource Consulting. Her unique ability to relate to interview candidates and her meticulous attention to detail enables her student clients to gain confidence, a key factor needed for success. Cheryl takes great pride in having helped students gain acceptance into prestigious universities including: Columbia University, Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University and MIT. Her successful candidates have received job offers at Goldman Sachs, Piper Jaffray Investment Bank, CitiBank, Ross Stores, Deloitte Consulting, Big Four accounting firms and many more.
On the other side of the desk, Cheryl has spent the last 10 years helping businesses meet their hiring needs in a cost-and-time-effective way. She reviews resumes and conducts detailed screening processes via phone interviews and has an incomparable track record of placing qualified candidates every time.
In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys being with her husband David, an attorney, and her three children, Allison, Rachel and Corey. Reading, Mah Jong and beaching it are among her favorite leisure activities.