About Us

What Makes Us Different

Cheryl Thompson, engineer and founder of Lead One Lead All has 30+ years of experience in at all levels of leadership within the industrial sector.
  • We leverage our own experience having navigated all aspects of manufacturing including: a tool and die apprenticeship, engineering, operations management, and global leadership driving change and organizational innovation.
  • We coach and consult within the Industry.
  • Our strategies are built on direct, real-world  experience.
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Expertise
Across The Globe

North America

Europe

Asia

Expertise
Across The Globe

North America

Europe

Asia

Cheryl Thompson, MBA, CCC

CEO and Founder

Cheryl Thompson is the founder of Lead One Lead All (LOLA).  LOLA supports companies who are looking to bridge the leadership gap in the Industrial Sector.  She is also the CEO and Founder of Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement (CADIA).  CADIA supports Diversity and Inclusion for the Automotive Industry by providing professional development for individuals, along with resources, programs and tools that drive organizational evolution.

A veteran of the automotive industry, Cheryl has over 30 years of experience at Ford Motor Company and American Axle and Manufacturing in positions ranging from skilled trades, operations, engineering and global leadership. 

She is trained in diversity and inclusion, career and leadership coaching and is Six Sigma trained and certified as a Black Belt. Cheryl has been recognized as a 2019 Influential Women in Manufacturing Honoree, a 2019 Corp Magazine Salute to Diversity award winner, Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit Platinum Award, and is the recipient of two Diversity and Inclusion Awards from Ford Motor Company. 

A sought-after voice and speaker in the automotive, manufacturing and aerospace & defense industries, Cheryl has performed keynote addresses, workshops and breakout sessions for a number of companies and events, including TEDx Windsor, Women in Manufacturing (WiM), the American Automotive Summit, Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and CADIA’s annual Rev Up 2030 event.

in Manufacturing Engineering, Operations and Leadership, with Responsibility for Large Global Organizations in Launch, Delivery and Production within the Automotive Industry.

Cheryl Thompson, MBA, CCC

CEO and Founder

Cheryl Thompson is the founder of Lead One Lead All (LOLA).  LOLA supports companies who are looking to bridge the leadership gap in the Industrial Sector.  She is also the CEO and Founder of Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement (CADIA).  CADIA supports Diversity and Inclusion for the Automotive Industry by providing professional development for individuals, along with resources, programs and tools that drive organizational evolution.

A veteran of the automotive industry, Cheryl has over 30 years of experience at Ford Motor Company and American Axle and Manufacturing in positions ranging from skilled trades, operations, engineering and global leadership. 

She is trained in diversity and inclusion, career and leadership coaching and is Six Sigma trained and certified as a Black Belt. Cheryl has been recognized as a 2019 Influential Women in Manufacturing Honoree, a 2019 Corp Magazine Salute to Diversity award winner, Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit Platinum Award, and is the recipient of two Diversity and Inclusion Awards from Ford Motor Company. 

A sought-after voice and speaker in the automotive, manufacturing and aerospace & defense industries, Cheryl has performed keynote addresses, workshops and breakout sessions for a number of companies and events, including TEDx Windsor, Women in Manufacturing (WiM), the American Automotive Summit, Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and CADIA’s annual Rev Up 2030 event.

in Manufacturing Engineering, Operations and Leadership, with Responsibility for Large Global Organizations in Launch, Delivery and Production within the Automotive Industry.

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