Who We Are
Who We Are
Get to know our team, our experience, our favorite music, books, podcasts and what we can’t live without. We bring our whole selves to work and celebrate how our unique perspectives drive creative results. Cheers!
Founder, Managing Partner
Quote: “Be a voice, not an echo”
Podcast: The Tim Ferriss Show
Can be heard listening to: Biggie Smalls, Backspin
Will always have: Dogs and horses
Can be heard listening to: Ben Folds Five, Vulfpeck, Brian Setzer.
Will always have: Corgis
Did you know: She is a SCUBA diver and has her commercial pilot license
Managing Director and Team Lead, Employee Communications
Did you know: Carrie has earned the Public Relations Society of America’s Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)
Career: Carrie has a personal and professional commitment to service
Senior Director, Strategic Communications
Can be heard listening to: Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and jam bands
Favorite quote: “Open the window of your heart and let the Spirit speak.” Rumi
Will always have: My yoga mat and furry friends
Associate Director, Employee Communications, Marketing lead
Can be heard listening to: Elvis Presley
Will always have: Corgis
Favorite snack: Grilled cheese
Senior Talent Consultant
Favorite Things to Do: Reading, Bicycling, Traveling, Movies, Broadway Plays
Can be seen watching: Harry Potter, Dr. Who, Marvel & DC Movies/Shows
Favorite Comic: Calvin & Hobbes
Betsy Jacob has over 15 years’ experience in Human Resources, Recruiting and Training. In her role at Sage Solutions, she works with organizations of all sizes to provide dedicated and seamless Human Resource solutions. She is an active member of the Society of Human Resources serves on Board as College Relations/Young Professionals Co-Chair. Prior to Sage Solutions, she worked at Clever Devices as a Human Resource Generalist Betsy holds both SPHR and GPHR designations from the Human Resources Certification Institute as well as the SHRM-SCP from the Society of Human Resources. She is currently finishing up her Masters in Human Resources/Labor Relations at NYIT.
Senior Associate, Talent
Can be heard listening to: 90’s music
Will always have: A sense of humor
Senior Associate, Learning and Development, Executive Coaching
Can be heard listening to: Whitney Houston, Reggaetón, Lil Wayne
Will always have: Students
Did You Know: Ali is bilingual and was formerly a middle school and high school Spanish teacher. You can still find her teaching Spanish, part-time to adult learners
Can be seen watching: The Princess Bride, Scarface, Game of Thrones
Ali has over six years of experience in education as well as two years in public relations. Prior to joining Cheer Partners, she managed the day-to-day corporate and crisis digital communications for the world’s largest, most broadly based healthcare company. She also fostered relationships with their more than 275+ business units as well as conducted customized employee trainings. Ali has a proven track record of improving corporate reputation and client success and is especially passionate about learning and development. As the practice leader, Ali develops bespoke courses on topics such as leadership for adults, management effectiveness, how to give and receive feedback, time management, and more. In addition being a trained and active member of ATD (Association for Talent Development), Ali has completed extensive Executive Coaching training and mentors emerging trainers and coaches in the field.
In her free time, you can find Ali teaching night class to adults learning Spanish or striking up conversation with strangers.
Enjoys listening to: Broadway and Walk the Moon
Can be seen watching: Supernatural, Marvel & DC Movies/Shows and The Office
Favorite Quote: “It’s not about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” Rocky
Managing Director, Human Resources Advisory and Talent
Can be heard listening to: Jidenna, Josh Groban, And One .. just about everything.
Favorite Pod Cast: The Lively Show
Favorite Quote:”“There are no bystanders in life. Our humanity makes us each a part of something greater than ourselves.”
Book that impacted your career: Brave Leadership: Unleash Your Most Confident, Powerful, and Authentic Self to Get the Results You Need
Lisa works across the Talent & HR Advisory clients for Cheer Partners where she focuses on delivering top talent and HR communications. Lisa has over 12 years’ experience in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition. Her diverse background has ranged throughout many fields from Public Relations where she worked at firms, Cohn & Wolfe, Ruder Finn and recently Rubenstein Public Relations to Software Technology, Digital Media and more. She has worked across the board in a highly integrated corporate Global HR function and is a firm believer in communication, strategy and development when it comes to HR and Talent. Her focus has always been to find the right fit for the right role to help teams grow their talent. Prior to her HR and Talent experience, Lisa worked on an array of PR campaigns and accounts, handled communications and legislation and constituent outreach at City Hall, contracts and not-for-profit work.
Associate, Employee Communications
Favorite things to do: Traveling, Soccer, Movies, Chess, Hanging with Friends
Can be seen watching: Game of Thrones, Rick and Morty, Westworld, The West Wing
Senior Associate, Talent and HR Advisory
Favorite Sports team: New Jersey Devils Hockey
Can be heard listening to: Country, Rock, Pop and EDM.
Jordan is an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist with a background in working in the employment agency and computer software industries. At the beginning of his career, Jordan was a Technical Recruiter and Account Manager specializing in placing candidates in Data Science, Analytics and Engineering positions for his clients. After being in the employment agency for over two years, he found himself making a transition into a internal recruitment position with a company called Talkwalker where he lead and recruited candidates for Talkwalker’s New York City and San Francisco office, building teams in the Sales, Customer Success, Partners and Solutions departments. He was also responsible for on boarding new employees and being the point person for supporting all Human Resources policies and procedures for the company. Before transitioning to his current role at Cheer Partners, Jordan led the implementation of Talkwalker’s new HRIS system, ADP.