April 10, 2014
Cheryl Krueger founded the multi-million-dollar gourmet cookie and gift company, Cheryl & Co. in 1985. When she sold the business to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM in 2005, Krueger had grown the operation into a $34 million corporation.
In 2009, she founded KRUEGER+CO. Consulting Inc. and serves as its CEO. The firm’s primary focus is to help companies develop creative marketing and sales strategies as well as evaluate product development pipelines, operations, logistics and financial performance. Additionally, she has served on the Bob Evans Farm Board of directors since 1993. In 1999, she was named the top female entrepreneur of the year by Working Women Magazine. She served as the Foundation Board Past President of the Arthur James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University, and also serves on the OSU Foundation Board.
Krueger graduated from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor’s degree in business and home economics, and has lectured in numerous university classes.