Cheryl Slinko

Senior AssociatE

"I truly enjoy learning…learning about a person, a company and the industry they compete in. After placing a senior-level executive, the reward is watching and following the positive impact they have on the business."

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Cheryl began her executive search career at Herbert Mines Associates in 1996. From 1998 to 2006 Cheryl held various positions at two boutique search firms specializing in retail and fashion, where she led search engagements for executives in merchandising and design. In addition, Cheryl’s role included database development, information technology, and she managed the research and administrative teams. Cheryl returned to Herbert Mines in 2006 as a Senior Associate.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University and currently resides with her family in Westchester.


Cheryl’s executive search practice focuses on high-level search assignments in a broad range of functions in fashion, retail and consumer products.

Areas of expertise

• Merchandising
• General Management
• Operations
• Specialty Retail
• Fashion