An educational professional with more than 35 years’ experience, Sherry has focused on school and college admission, financial aid, recruitment, organizational management, organizational change and school to college selection and matriculation. She is especially committed to serving the needs of the underserved, under-resourced and first-generation students navigating transitions from Kindergarten to graduate degrees.
Sherry has worked with students from the most challenging neighborhoods especially in the cities of Los Angeles, Richmond, Oakland, and San Francisco. She has also spent time connecting with influential members of major companies and foundations in order to provide the necessary resources for the students in which she served. From her earliest days in college admission to her later years working as a Managing Director at an educational foundation, Sherry has helped low-income students reach their dream of being accepted, attending and graduating from college. As the Executive Director of Berkeley Community Scholars, Sherry continues her efforts to create pathways for our most deserving, challenged and under-resourced population of students.