With a career in finance that spans more than 24 years, Cheri brings a wealth of Fortune 500 Company experience to The LaurelRock Company. A recipient of the Xerox Corporation’s National All Star Award, that company’s highest honor, Cheri was also selected to be a part of the company’s prestigious Management Awareness Program.
Truly passionate about motivating and managing teams toward a common goal and improving the bottom line in the process, Cheri has also served as President and Board Member for several non-profit organizations in the child-care industry. A Fairfield University graduate, Cheri is a lifelong Connecticut resident.
After receiving a degree in International Relations from George Washington University, Debbie DeMarche Carusone developed strong management and organizational skills as a conference planner and exhibits manager for large nationwide and international non-profit and government organizations.
With a Masters in Adult Education from the University of Texas, San Antonio, Debbie brings more than ten years of experience in the education and training of personnel in manufacturing companies and small businesses to her family’s landscape Design/Build and Maintenance firm. Her expertise in this Human Resources area underscores LaurelRock’s commitment to hiring the most skilled professionals in the industry and providing its clients with the very best service across its many specialties.
Office Manager Terri Smith, of Fairfield, comes to LaurelRock from the Fairfield County Community Foundation, where she was a Finance Associate. Terri earned a Bachelor of Science in Family Economics from the University of Connecticut, as well as an MBA in Accounting from the University of Bridgeport. As LaurelRock's Office Manager, Terri oversees the front office, and is often the face, and the voice, behind LaurelRock!