SHERRILYNN COLLEY-VEGH - Director of Leadership Development & Training at United Way and Manager/Public Relations Consultant for local artists/musicians
Sherrilynn Colley-Vegh is an award winning Leadership Consultant and Artist Manager. She is currently the Director of Leadership Development & Training at United Way and Manager/Public Relations Consultant for local artists/musicians. As Director of Leadership Windsor Essex she chaired the inaugural 40 Leaders Under 40 Awards Event. Sherrilynn is an entrepreneur and retired Principal and Chief Communications Officer for the Catholic School Board with over 30 years’ experience as an Educator, Administrator, Speaker and Community Leader. She has developed and taught Leadership Programs and Administrator Qualification Programs for school boards, universities and the International Baccalaureate Organization.
Sherrilynn is the Leadership Columnist and photo journalist for Biz X International Magazine, and a Leadership Consultant with the Venture Success team at WeTech Alliance a Regional Technology Innovation Center. She has a Masters in Administrative Leadership from Wayne State University, three degrees from University of Windsor and University of Western Ontario and she has studied music management at the Detroit Institute of Music. Her passion is travelling to over 50 countries for business, education and service and she is an active volunteer in the community representing numerous Boards/Committees including Rotary 1918 and Board of Director of Build A Dream.
Some of her awards include the prestigious Athena Award (Athena Foundation/Windsor Essex Chamber of Commerce-Business Excellence Awards), 20 Women of Impact Award, Odette Community Leader Award - University of Windsor, Leadership Windsor-Essex Alumni of Distinction Award, and the Gloria Nane Award for Journalism and Service.