ABC7Chicago Newsviews: Bernard Cherkasov
 

Bernard Cherkasov came to the United States as a refugee almost three decades ago. Now, he is the Chief Operating Officer of the non-profit Cradles to Crayons and is the recipient of two recent honors.

Crain’s Chicago named Cherkasov one of Chicago’s Notable LGBTQ Executives and the Carnegie Corporation named him one of America’s Great Immigrants. Bernard Cherkasov came to the United States as a refugee almost three decades ago.