Cheri D. Benedetti, SHRM-SCP – Senior Vice President, Human Resources Officer
Cheri D. Benedetti joined The Villages Health in 2019 to build and develop a formal Human Resources function for the organization. As the Senior Vice President, Human Resources Officer, Cheri is responsible for developing and executing Human Resources strategy to support the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of benefits and compensation, company culture, learning and development, performance management, recruitment, total rewards, and workforce planning. Additionally, Cheri serves as TVH’s Leadership and Development Coach, and is a trusted advisor to the leadership team.
Prior to joining TVH, Cheri was the HR Regional Manager at AdventHealth Medical Group and was responsible for partnering with the Leadership Team in developing and implementing Strategic HR Initiatives and Leadership Coaching for over 50 medical practices throughout the Central Florida region. Cheri also served as the Director of Human Resources on the Executive Team at Florida Medical Clinic, P.A., a multi-specialty medical group in the Tampa Bay area where she developed the Human Resources function for the organization from inception and was employed for 14 years. As a result, Cheri made significant contributions towards the clinic’s growth to 1,750 employees with over 300 clinicians in 50 locations.
Cheri received her B.A. in Human Resources Management from Saint Leo University. She is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resources Management, (SHRM-SCP) she obtained a Human Resources Management Certificate from the University of South Florida and is a Certified trainer in The Power of Positive Leadership, Jon Gordon Program. Her personal “Why” in life is, “To inspire and lead others to discover their purpose; So that, together we can make a positive difference in the communities we serve and the world we live in.”
Cheri resides in Lady Lake, Florida. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, reading, shopping, and traveling.