Sheryl Spanier & Company
Sheryl Spanier MS/CMF

Sheryl SpanierSheryl Spanier assists executives to enter, excel in and exit organizations with grace and self-awareness. She engages leaders and their teams to align, innovate, recharge, envision and focus on productive change. Her combination of quick insight, energy, nurturing and pragmatism has enabled clients to implement lasting personal and professional transitions and transformations.

Sheryl's unique experience and practice spans senior level career management, leadership strategy, team accountability, and executive effectiveness.  Her extensive experience in consulting includes thought leadership, team leadership, business development, proposals, project oversight, and platform delivery. She works with leaders, organizations and individual clients.

In her 25+ career, Sheryl has been instrumental in building organizational consulting, executive coaching and career management/transition practices at four premier human capital services firms serving Fortune 1000 companies. She has worked with leaders and their staffs to develop and deliver programs for leadership strategies, team engagement, career management, the psychology of success, crisis intervention, managing change, assessment, coaching techniques and performance. In addition, she has launched and executed marketing and sales initiatives that have significantly expanded brand recognition and business results. Sheryl's professional experience also includes executive search, public sector programs (including the Reagan/Bush transition team and equalization of opportunity programs) and academia.

A popular speaker and career management authority, Sheryl is often quoted in the media (The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, Newsday). Sheryl is the co-author of three Executive Career Guides, has published numerous articles and appears regularly on television, radio (NBC, CNBC, and ABC and NPR) and the web.

Sheryl is internationally certified as a Career Management Fellow (CMF) and has served on the Board of Governors of Institute of Career Certification International, the only independent, not-for-profit global leader in certifying the competence of career service professionals.  She is a founding member of the Association of Career Professionals International and is a member of The National Career Development Association.

Sheryl has an undergraduate degree in English from Hunter College, is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and holds a Masters in Counseling obtained at Columbia University and LIU. She and her husband live in New York City and have two adult sons.

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