Cheridah Vaughn was born and raised in Dallas, TX. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Stephen F. Austin State University where she received her Bachelors degree. Upon graduation, she accepted a position with Merrill Lynch in Dallas and moved with the company to Los Angeles, CA. She moved back to Texas and settled in the Austin area.
Cheridah worked with sports officials at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) for twenty years before being presented with the opportunity to once again join Tony Timmons’ team, this time, to bring ArbiterPay to Texas. Cheridah is widely known throughout the state as “The Officials’ Lady.”