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Cheryl Dixon


Cheryl Dixon is a strategic communications and public relations professional with more than 25 years of experience driving brand equity and increasing visibility for iconic global companies across luxury, beauty, retail, consumer products and lifestyle industries.

She has held senior communications roles at and consulted with public and private companies, including Coty, GROHE, DeVries Global, CHANEL, Pepsi Cola North America and Ernst & Young LLP, and has spent several years as a journalist. Dixon has deep experience working with established brands that need new life and evolution, leading strategies that deepen the relationship with internal and external audiences, influencers, retail partners, media and customers. She also has a strong track record of building process and developing strategy in change environments.

Dixon has 11 years of teaching experience at a graduate level and is thrilled to join Columbia University as a lecturer. A trusted C-suite advisor, Dixon is often called upon to coach executives in effective communication and leadership techniques.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate and Public Communications from Seton Hall University, graduating with highest honors. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies and Journalism from Montclair State University, and also holds a certificate in Digital Marketing from Columbia University.


  • M.A., Seton Hall University
  • Certificate in Digital Marketing, Columbia University
  • B.A., Montclair State University