Cheryl Pia is the founder and CEO of the PIA Agency, a creative content agency headquartered in San Diego, with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Portland, (Or). Acquired by CreativeDrive, Inc. in 2017, The PIA Agency works with Fortune 500 companies, including HP Inc., Intel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Pepsi, to add value and differentiate their businesses and brands through effective storytelling. PIA has been recognized as one of the top <em>50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Companies</em> in the United States by the Women Presidents’ Organization and American Express. The San Diego Business Journal also recognized PIA as one of the region’s <em>2017 Fastest 150 Growing Private Companies</em>. In addition to her work at PIA, she serves on the board of Project Concern International (PCI), a not-for- profit organization that works in vulnerable communities to improve health and create long-term change by helping people help themselves. Cheryl also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at USD, a global hub for Peace Building and Social Innovation. Cheryl is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.