Cherie is the Customer and Public Relations Director for the Gettel Automotive Group in Punta Gorda. She has a degree in accounting and is very active in the community. Cherie moved to Florida in 2001 with her husband Gary. She serves as a trustee on the Punta Gorda Bayfront Hospital board, a director on the Punta Gorda Chamber, the president of the AWL Shelter Board and the president of the Charlotte Harbor Dragons. She has a nine year old black cat named Angelo who was a rescue. Cherie is an avid Dragon Boat Racer and loves to spend time with her husband riding their Harley.