Cheryl Ward is the current COO of Gordian Medical which includes the holdings of NextGen Laboratories and AMT. The former founder and CEO of Agape Medical Management, a health care consulting company, Cheryl has been a true business operator for the past 20 years. Prior to Agape, Cheryl’s career included positions in finance, a Controller in the construction field and as a Business Management Consultant. Early in her career, Cheryl began teaching small business owners how to start and operate their businesses, imparting a key emphasis of time management and being task oriented. Her hands-on approach gives her the ability to both develop and implement systems and processes and to teach others how to do the same. Cheryl has become known for bridging the gap between providers and regulatory agencies. By distilling industry knowledge and tailoring unique solutions to customers’ current and future needs, Cheryl has helped companies overcome the regulatory challenges standing in the way of their success. Cheryl, adeptly applies these many years of experience to her critical role leading the NextGen and AMT teams.