Leadership - Cheryl Tao

Cheryl Tao is currently a corporate counsel at Emerson Electric Co., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri where she focuses on data privacy and commercial contracts.

Cheryl is originally from China where she received her B.A. in Maritime Law. She then moved to United States for law school at Washington University in St. Louis and is licensed in Missouri and New York.

Cheryl is actively involved in community work and serves on the Board of Directors Asian American Chamber of Commerce – St. Louis, Young Friends of Missouri Historical Society Committee, St. Louis –Nanjing Sister City Committee, and Association of Corporate Counsel, St. Louis Chapter, Professional Development Committee. She also serves as Vice President for Missouri Asian American Bar Association and OCA- Asian Pacific American Advocates, St. Louis Chapter.

Our vision is to be instrumental in connecting Asian American businesses and organizations in the St. Louis region as well as positioning this region to be internationally competitive.