Cheikh Mboup

Businessman & Entrepreneur

Cheikh Mboup is an accomplished entrepreneur and CEO of SSH Investments. Born in Senegal, West Africa, Cheikh’s determination and hard work have led him to launch and operate over 23 franchises, and hold various executive positions in companies such as Edible Arrangements and Winn-Dixie. Cheikh’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in statistics, an MBA in economics and international business, and a PhD in economics and international business, demonstrating his passion for continuous learning and growth. Cheikh’s entrepreneurial success and experiences have made him an inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs.


In addition to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Cheikh is also an advocate for education and community development. He has been involved in various initiatives aimed at empowering and uplifting underprivileged communities, particularly in his home country of Senegal. Cheikh is a firm believer in the power of education to transform lives, and he has actively supported initiatives that promote access to quality education in his community.


Cheikh’s success in the business world has been fueled by his passion for innovation and his commitment to excellence. He is a strategic thinker who is always looking for new ways to drive growth and success, while also fostering a culture of collaboration and teamwork. Cheikh’s leadership style is characterized by his ability to inspire and motivate his teams, and his unwavering dedication to achieving his goals. Through his entrepreneurial journey, Cheikh has become a respected figure in the business community and a source of inspiration for many aspiring entrepreneurs.

Professional Credentials

education background

  • Earned a PhD in Economics & International Business from Argosy University in 2016
  • Completed the Strategic Management of Growth Companies Certificate from Harvard University in 2012
  • Earned a Master’s in Business Administration in Economics and International Business from Jacksonville University in 2011
  • Graduated summa cum laude from Lehigh University with a Bachelor’s in Finance and Statistics in 2004

Professional Experience

  • CEO at SSH Investments
  • Launched and operated over 23 franchises before joining SSH Investments
  • Previously served as the President and COO at Edible Arrangements, responsible for global operations, real estate, and construction for over 1200 locally owned and operated outlets
  • Held various positions with Lone Star Funds under its formerly owned brand Winn-Dixie Stores

Connect with Cheikh Mboup

Dr. Cheikh Mboup’s passion for entrepreneurship and dedication to success is unparalleled. He continues to inspire the business community and give back to his community. You can follow Cheikh Mboup’s work and achievements on his website or contact him through the contact page.


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