Originally from Colorado, Cheryl Deering built her career from Los Angeles to New York in retail and real estate advertising and marketing. With over 25 years in Naples real estate, Cheryl created and heads the John R. Wood Developer Resources Division, which provides services to real estate developers. Cheryl and her team have been involved from the initial land planning phase, product design, construction and home sales for various builders and developers throughout Southwest Florida. Responsible for over a billion dollars in sales, she has been a driving force behind some of Southwest Florida's most prestigious addresses, including neighborhoods in Pelican Bay, Pelican Marsh, and the master-planned communities of Mediterra, Twin Eagles, Treviso Bay, and Quail West. She has been a Board Member of the Collier Building Industry Association's Sales and Marketing Council and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Humane Society Naples.