Cherrish began her career with LSS in 1996 as a Financial Counselor. She’s moved throughout the organization, including working as the Director of the LSS Family Services Team in the Willmar Area.
In her current role, Cherrish provides leadership and support for a variety of LSS Financial Counseling services. She has transitioned her past leadership experience to support our Financial Education and Financial Wellness programs. As a part of the Financial Education team, Cherrish teaches the Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy and Train the Trainer.
Through her work at LSS, Cherrish advocates for consumer protection and works to normalize conversations about money. To advocate for consumer protection, she testified in front of Minnesota Legislative committees to tighten regulations of the Payday Lending industry. She has worked with thousands of individuals and families, had the honor of hearing their stories, and walked with them in their financial journeys.
Cherrish is on the leadership team of the Southwest Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) that works to address economic challenges facing pastoral leaders.
Willmar, MN 55802