CHERYL ANTHONY EPPS ESQSenior Consultant, NewPoint Strategies LLC
Cheryl Epps is a senior consultant with NewPoint Strategies LLC. She has successfully performed Federal agency EEO investigations for NewPoint. Ms. Epps is an attorney who brings more than 20 years expertise in employment issues, group training and counseling, organizational behavior and change processes. She performs consulting and training on a range of issues including EEO, mediation, diversity, conflict resolution and EEO/Affirmative Action investigations.
Over the last decade, Ms. Epps has conducted EEO/AA investigations for a range of clients, including the Securities Exchange Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Agriculture, Social Security Administration and others. She has conducted training for a diverse group of clients, including The Washington Post, US Coast Guard Global Intelligence Unit, Datatel, Inc., The National League of Cities and others.
Ms. Epps has focused extensively on women’s issues in the workforce, including sexual harassment. She conducted a two-year series of trainings around the country for the International Women’s Media Foundation, focusing on diversity, women’s employment issues, conflict resolution, and sexual harassment. Ms. Epps also worked as Chief Federal Lobbyist for Federally Employed Women, a national advocacy group working on employment issues for women employed in the Federal Government.
Prior to focusing on management and employment issues, Ms. Epps was an Assistant District Attorney with the Office of the District Attorney, County of New York and the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, City of New York. She also served as Assistant Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary.
Ms. Epps received a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University with law review membership. She graduated cum laude from Howard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Psychology and a Master’s degree in Higher Education, with a secondary focus on Counseling and Therapy. She has also studied at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa and at Johns Hopkins University.