Black Female CEO Cheryl McCants of Impact Consulting Enterprises Joins…

Impact President and CEO Cheryl McCants

“I am both honored and inspired by these responsibilities, positions and accolades,” said Cheryl McCants, president and CEO of Impact Consulting Enterprises.

Cheryl McCants recently accepted recognition for her 30+ years of professional excellence from Marquis Who’s Who as well as new positions within the New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council). McCants is included in the Marquis Who’s Who list of noteworthy individuals as a result of her accomplishments and prominence in her field. As President and CEO of Impact Consulting Enterprises (Impact), a strategic diversity, equity and inclusion communication, marketing and public relations firm headquartered in East Orange, N.J., McCants tells award-winning stories and advocates for minority voices with her work. She also recently joined The Council’s Board of Directors and became Chairperson of the Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC).

McCants’ inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who and The Council’s leadership positions stand as a testament to her ongoing dedication and achievements in diverse communication, advertising, and marketing. Recognized as an innovative leader who develops unique strategies that turn heads, she knows how to respectfully reach diverse audiences. Marquis Who’s Who evaluated McCants’ achievements and influence before deeming her worthy of their biographical reference list. The Council similarly took note of her demonstrated leadership skills and dedication to supporting minority business before appointing her to their Board and MBEIC.

“I am both honored and inspired by these responsibilities, positions and accolades,” said Cheryl McCants, president and CEO of Impact Consulting Enterprises. “Marquis Who’s Who is known as the list of influential individuals, and I am grateful for my inclusion and ability to represent Black women business owners. My new responsibilities to The Council give me the opportunity to be a voice for minority business owners as we collectively seek to grow our businesses and bottom lines. A rising tide lifts all boats.”

McCants successfully carved her own path as a Black female CEO with numerous distinctions and awards. Previously named a Public Relations Guru by Positive Community, a Power Leader in the African-American community by Time Warner and Essence Magazine and a Leader of Change for America by the National Urban Fellows, she was also recognized by the international Stevie Awards as Woman of the Year –Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations. Corporate Vision Magazine recently named Impact the Best Strategic Marketing & Communications Firm in the North Atlantic in 2020. As the world becomes increasingly diverse and receptive to new ideas, McCants leads the way with inclusive messaging, cutting-edge strategies, and award-winning campaigns that inspire smiles, trust, and confidence.

About Impact Consulting Enterprises

Impact Consulting Enterprises, found on the web at is a Black, woman-owned strategic communication, marketing, public relations, website design and development firm founded in 1989 by business strategist and communication professional, Cheryl McCants. Foundations, corporations, small businesses, and government agencies partner with Impact to tell their untold stories to diverse audiences including women, millennials, genZers, baby boomers, Latino-, Asian- and African Americans. Impact, A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau, is HUBZone, WBE, WOSB, SBE, MBE, and 8A certified. We tell your stories!

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