Sheryl joined Mortenson in 2003 and currently serves as Higher Education Market Executive in the Chicago office. She leads the business development, design phase, construction phase and turnover of higher education projects for college and universities across the Midwest. With a robust resume in the higher education sector, Sheryl’s expertise regarding disruption avoidance on active college campuses is invaluable.
With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Sheryl has managed numerous large-scale projects throughout the Chicagoland area, including the College of DuPage Berg Instructional Center & Student Resource Center, the recently completed Foglia Foundation Health and Recreation Center at Harper College, and multiple projects for United Airlines.
Sheryl earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla. She is a member of the Society of College and Urban Planning (SCUP) and has presented multiple times at the Illinois Community College Chief Financial Officers (ICCCFO) conference. In 2016, Sheryl was selected as one of Building Design + Construction’s 40 Under 40 and was invited to participate in their inaugural Women in Design + Construction conference. She was also recently named to Constructech magazine’s 2018 Women in Construction.