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As Americas COO, Cheryl Carron works in partnership with the CEO to define regional operational and business strategy, manages governance, drives overall operational excellence and performance, evolves talent in alignment with business needs and promotes growth and productivity in partnership with Work Dynamics and Americas leaders.
Through her 28-year career in Real Estate and Integrated Facilities Management, Cheryl’s experience encompasses multiple industry sectors and global geographies. She understands how to bring the trends and technological advances in IFM to advance client relationships, creating smarter, more efficient environments while humanizing the workplace – synergizing talent, data, and sustainability to create agile workplaces of the future.
Most recently she was Head of Global Workplace Management for JLL leading Integrated Facilities Management and advancing the development of operational leaders. Prior to joining JLL in May 2021, Cheryl served as President of Integrated Facilities Management, North America, for Sodexo. Her previous experience includes roles as Vice President and Senior Managing Director at CBRE and several global senior leadership positions at Johnson Controls in Global Operations, Sales and General Management. She has also served as a principal consultant for several Fortune 500 corporations and real estate service providers.
Cheryl is a member of JLL’s Work Dynamics America’s Board, and serves on the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) Global Board of Directors. She is the current Chair of the Milwaukee Ballet, and sits on the Board of Directors and Finance Committee for the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County. She is a former Chair and Emeritus member of the Women’s Leadership Council, focused on issues impacting women and girls. In 2018, she received the “Women of Influence” award from the Milwaukee Business Journal and in 2023 received Globe St. Women of Influence Corporate Real Estate Executive award.
Cheryl has a Masters of Corporate Real Estate from CoreNet, has completed Executive Management courses at the University of Chicago Booth School of Management, and holds a BA in Corporate Communications and Business Administration from Dominican University in River Forest, IL.
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