Biography

Sherry Johnson, MBA, SHRM-SCP, CAE is Field Services Director for SHRM, based in Round Rock, Texas – in the Austin area. She supports the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas; and, interim support of Florida, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Sherry serves as SHRM’s staff liaison to the HR Certification Core Leadership Area; and, she is a member of the SHRM Speaker’s Bureau.

Sherry has worked in the HR profession for over 20+ years with industry experience in not-for-profit community organizations, public education, and entrepreneurial experience as owner of a small business. Prior to joining SHRM as a staff member, in 2009, she served as president for her local SHRM affiliated chapter and she held a seat on the Texas SHRM State Council.

Sherry is an active community volunteer. She has served on her local district school board of trustees; she participated on a legislative advocacy group, working with state legislators to address educational issues affecting public school districts in Texas; and, for several years she served as the volunteer coordinator for the regional Special Olympics track meet.

Sherry currently serves on the Advisory Boards for the Concordia University-Austin Human Resource Management Degree Program and the South University-Austin School of Business.

Sherry holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Tarleton State University. She received her Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) designation from the Society for Human Resources; and, she earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the ASAE Certified Association Executive Commission. She is a graduate of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Leadership Program, earning Master Trustee designation.