Sherry serves as the president of Gagen MacDonald and is a recognized industry leader. She has deep expertise in supporting clients undergoing business transformation, helping to address the human struggle of change and drive reputation from the inside-out.
Sherry was part of the team that founded Gagen MacDonald in 1998 to pioneer culture change and employee engagement to increase business performance. In the time since then, she’s brought innovative thought towards change management, internal communication and executive/leadership communication to Gagen MacDonald’s Fortune 500 clients, their leadership teams and global employees.
She has led award-winning client teams in a wide array of capabilities, including: shifting culture, enacting leadership transitions, successfully merging companies, implementing business strategy shifts, supporting favorable contract negotiations, employing new technologies, transforming HR and IT functions and driving internal brand strategy.
Over her 20-year career, Sherry has gained significant communication experience in both corporate and consulting settings across a variety of industries. Prior to joining Gagen MacDonald, Sherry ran internal communications for Navistar International, where she was one of 25 employees selected by the CEO to serve as a member of the company’s culture change advisory team. She also worked for a major global public relations firm in its Corporate and Investor Communications practice.
Sherry is a recognized industry leader and strong believer in giving back to the communication community. She is the founding chair of Page Up, the Arthur W. Page Society’s new membership organization for the most senior staff leaders in Page member companies and agencies. She also was part of the first class to complete the two-year Page Future Leaders program for executive development. She is past president of The Communication Leadership Exchange, an organization of senior communication leaders from the Fortune 500, consultancies and government.