When the medicine man of her Northern Cheyenne tribe met Sheree, he named her Many Trails Many Roads Woman. In fitting with her name, she embraces the multiple paths she travels in her personal and professional life.
Sheree is a Pushcart Prize-nominated writer and winner of the 2018 Submittable Eliza So Fellowship, among other honors. Her work has been published in Midway Journal, *82 Review, Linea, Past Ten, Beecher’s Magazine, Wanderlust: A Narrative Map, and on the Submittable blog. She’s also published journalism in the Orange County Register, advice columns for Savvy Auntie, and conference reports for Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies. Her literary work is forthcoming in Mom Egg Review, Memoir Magazine, Storm Cellar, and several other notable publications. Sheree is currently completing a memoir about her relationship with her body and recovery from food addiction as well as a collection of literary travel reflections. She holds an M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
As a marketer for more than twenty years, Sheree has successfully developed solutions by listening carefully to needs, motivating teams to develop creative ideas, and using her competitive spirit to drive results. After receiving her B.A. from Vassar College, she served in a variety of executive leadership positions. As President of Marketration, she managed company operations and more than 1200 employees. Hallmarks of her career include delivering P&L growth that exceeded investor expectations, generating 500% sales growth on two occasions, and flipping the culture of a company from one of chaos to a team of engaged professionals.
Sheree has both depth and breadth in partnership and shopper marketing, supporting hundreds of brands with thousands of promotions at more than fifty retailers. Her clients have included Walmart, Kroger, P&G, Nestle, Best Buy, and Unilever to name a few. She’s also supported cancer research giant MD Anderson with partnership strategy and corporate story development. She serves as a board advisor for Switchboard, a start-up company.
Sheree’s experience in management and knack for training have made her a sought-after speaker. She’s delivered the keynote address to the National Conference of Native American Women and served on panel at the annual Women 2.0 Conference. She established a new chapter for the international Startup Leadership Program in San Francisco in 2013. In November 2018, she spoke on panel to discuss writing across genre at the Annenberg Beach House in Santa Monica.
Beyond the office Sheree travels frequently to expand her knowledge of the world and its people. She’s visited 49 of the 50 states, much of which she saw while driving an RV through the South in the middle of summer with her mother. She recently visited England to research the mystery of a missing couple.