Speaker Profile

Cheryl Overton
President / Egami Group

Cheryl Overton serves as President of Egami Group, an award-winning full-service multicultural agency. A creative instigator with more than 20 years of experience, she has a passion for brands, an instinct for insights, a commitment to inclusivity and a knack for integrating digital solutions that leverage culture to drive awareness and fandom. She has led notable campaigns for Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, Unilever, American Express, Target and the American Heart Association, among others.

Awards for her work include an Emmy, Cannes Lion (Grand Prix), Silver Anvil, ADCOLOR, Gold Pencil, Gold Sabre, IPRA, Shorty, PR Week and PRSA Big Apple BOTB. She was named “New Yorker of the Year” by The Ad Club of NY and sits among The Holmes Report’s Innovator 25 and the PR Week Hall of Femme.

She received her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University and her Master of Journalism degree, with honors, from Temple University.