Cheryl Miller Houser

Founder & CEO
Creative Breed

Cheryl Miller Houser, founder and CEO of Creative Breed, is an award-winning filmmaker who now applies her human-centered storytelling to marketing to help brands and organizations drive connection, engagement and action. She also gives talks and workshops globally on storytelling and empathy to foster understanding and impact. She has conceptualized, directed and produced commercials for national brands, spots for presidential candidate Andrew Yang, web series and branded content, including acclaimed feature documentary GENERATION STARTUP funded by the charitable arm of PwC and global bank UBS.

Cheryl began her career producing feature films, including David O. Russell’s first movie SPANKING THE MONKEY, winner of the Sundance Audience Award and award-winning documentaries like CHILDREN OF DARKNESS about children with mental illness, nominated for an Academy Award. She has also created hundreds of hours of top-rated nonfiction TV for Nat Geo, Discovery Channel, Lifetime and other broadcasters.

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