Cherie received her Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees in accounting from the University of Colorado. She began her career as an IRS revenue agent in Denver, Colorado and has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate tax courses at University of North Carolina, Wilmington, Florida International University, Colorado State University, the University of South Florida, and Virginia Tech. She has published numerous tax articles in many major tax journals, is an author or co-author of numerous tax texts, including Practical Guide to Schedule M-3 Compliance (Second Edition) and Contemporary Tax Practice: Research, Planning and Strategies (Second Edition), both published by CCH. She has written and taught numerous continuing professional education courses. She was a faculty intern with local and national CPA firms, and conducted research for the IRS Statistics of Income Division and the District Office of Research and Analysis. She is a member of the American Taxation Association, the American Institute of CPAs, and served on the Tax Executive Committee of the AICPA Tax Division.