Who We Are

Sand Cherry is a team of seasoned, experienced management consultants and proven industry leaders, bringing real world experience allied with knowledge from top-ranked MBA programs. Our experience gives us a thorough understanding of industry leaders, players, dynamics, and systems — we are ready to “hit the ground running” for your business from day one.

Our consultants are driven by real results. Many of our clients complete large amounts of repeat business — the sustained quality of our work is vital. Sand Cherry is here to be your trusted advisor and to drive measurable results for your business.

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What We Do

Our skillset combines strategy, marketing, product and operations expertise to ensure we meet each of our clients’ specific needs. We provide clients with best-in-class business strategies, developing solutions for operational issues and leading major tactical initiatives. Our work touches every facet of our client’s businesses from customer experience to business operations and beyond.

Sand Cherry consultants apply our strategic insights and experience to improve your operations. Our team utilizes data-driven, market-tested approaches that will drive results for your business. We integrate with your team and apply our experience and skill to start making an impact from our first visit.

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Core Values

Our Work

Our success is based on the dedication and work ethic of our people, the sustained quality of our work and the clear business results we generate for our clients. Sand Cherry sets our own standard — our work aims to outperform alternative solutions at every level. We strive to consistently deliver the highest quality work product for our clients and to demonstrate thought leadership and attention to detail in everything we do.

Our Ethics

We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standard and treat everyone with respect and integrity, regardless of circumstance. Our team members are honest with our clients and one another — we encourage an environment that facilitates clean, clear communication. We show respect for our team members, our clients and ourselves in the work that we do and how we treat each other.

Our Team

Sand Cherry is a business but our team is a family. Our people are our core asset — we value, respect and nurture their abilities and needs each and every day. Sand Cherry cultivates an environment of continuous learning and development. We place a strong emphasis on work-life balance, to ensure a management consulting career is fulfilling for our people. This is reflected by our virtual work environment: our team has autonomy. They write their schedules and we trust they will manage their workload to deliver the quality of work our clients expect.

The Story Behind the Name

The Western Sand Cherry, Prunus besseyi, is a highly resilient flowering shrub native to the Rocky Mountain region, where our consulting practice began. It produces a cherry-shaped fruit, which is commonly enjoyed by songbirds.

The Sand Cherry shrub is recognized for its ability to withstand a wide range of extreme conditions, including drought and freezing temperatures. The cold winters and dry summers in the Rocky Mountains are harsh, and the Sand Cherry shrub must be durable and adaptive to thrive.

Similarly, the value Sand Cherry delivers for our clients is rooted in resilience and an ability to adapt. Our consultants apply considerable experience and insight to successfully develop actionable solutions and drive real results in rapidly evolving competitive environments. It is our experience with a wide variety of complex situations that helps us create the best solution for your business.

Sand Cherry helps your business succeed when marketing products, launching projects, streamlining operations or enhancing your customer experience. We use our depth of knowledge and wealth of experience to deliver the insight you need.

Our consultants provide resources that help you formulate innovative strategies for your business to make an impact and drive business growth. It is our experience that gives us the resilience and adaptability to navigate complex business situations for our clients.

Sand Cherry consultants are an adaptive team, applying our unique experience and functional knowledge to insightfully develop solutions to the complex issues facing your business and its customers. Like the characteristics of our namesake shrub — our durability and readiness to adapt are what Sand Cherry uses to help your business thrive.

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John Calhoon, Sand Cherry Partner

“Our clients know that our teams own responsibility for outcomes. We’re not here to turn a screw or punch a clock and then move on. It’s about driving real results.”

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