Sherry is an internationally acclaimed organizational strategist and expert on managing change. She is a confidant and coach to successful leaders who want to guide their organizations from what is to what can be.
In 1985, Sherry launched the Schiller Center for Connective Change as a nonprofit organization to help leaders envision and realize better futures. She quickly gained a national reputation for challenging established assumptions and offering fresh solutions to organizational dilemmas. Her books, Dispelling the Megatrends Myth: A Leader's Guide to Managing Change, and Hum offer strategies to lead with greater purpose and harmony.
As President of the Center, Sherry has traveled the world, helping business, government, education and nonprofit leaders understand, anticipate, and create change. Organizations as diverse as the U.S. Forest Service, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Booz|Allen|Hamilton, the Corporation for National Service, Vital Voices, and Bangkok Patana School have all benefited from Sherry's guidance and insight. Leaders report that she has helped them create more collaborative leadership, greater clarity on shared goals, better aligned systems and structures, and a stronger bottom line.
Sherry attended the University of Michigan, where she earned her doctorate with an emphasis in organizational change. Her dissertation, a study of large-scale innovation, received the university's highest scholarship award. She has taught at leading universities throughout the United States.