Sherri Cunningham

Media Relations & Public Affairs Associate

Sherri works with Chesapeake clients to ensure balanced media coverage. Her ability to successfully pitch stories and gain positive media coverage is unparalleled in the Washington area.


Sherri has more than 25 years of strategic communications planning and media relations experience. She has dedicated the past two decades to developing and executing high-impact media and public relations campaigns for a broad range of corporate, non-profit and government clients with particular expertise in tech, telecommunications, consumer retail, and commercial real estate. For 14 years, the agency she founded, CP Communications, served as the public relations agency of record for Verizon Wireless in the Maryland, Washington, DC and Virginia region.


Her prior work experience included serving as Group Director for the Dutko Group from 1998 – 2002 and as Senior Associate for Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide from 1994 – 1998.


“Understanding local issues requires local people who really know the political landscape and the community. The Chesapeake team excels at what they do because they know both.”