Dr. Sheri Caldwell received an undergraduate degree in Industrial Organization Psychology from Bowling Green State University. She also received her MBA and Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from the University of Toledo, where she taught for 19 years.
Sheri is currently the HR Director – Grain Group at The Andersons, Inc. Additionally, Sheri has taught undergraduate through Ph.D. level HR courses at many local colleges and currently focuses her time to teaching at Lourdes University. Prior to The Andersons, Sheri worked at Medical Mutual, UT Physicians, Hickory Farms, the Toledo Zoo, Staples and Key Bank.
As part of the Ohio SHRM State Council, Sheri was the Chair for the Ohio HR Conference (OHRC) in 2016. She is also the 2005 Past President of the local HR group formerly known as the Toledo Area Human Resource Association (TAHRA), now called Northern Ohio Human Resource Association (NOHRA), and currently is on the Program Committee for the Toledo HR Associations’ Conference (THRAC) – a partnership of NOHRA and the Employers’ Association (EA). Sheri is also on the Board of the EA and a former member of the HR Committee for the American Red Cross. She was inducted into the Cardinal Stritch High School Hall of Fame, received the 20 Under 40 Leadership Award in 2004 and the Alumni Community Award from BGSU in 2006.
Sheri has published various articles and is the co-author of a SHRM best-selling book Got A Minute? The 9 Lessons Every HR Professional Must Learn to be Successful with Dr. Dale Dwyer and Got A Solution - HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems.
Sheri has her SHRM-SP and SPHR certifications became a Certified Internet Recruiter and got certified in EQ-I and EQ-360 for Emotional Intelligence, also the subject of her first book, Developing Emotional Intelligence In Others with Dr. Linda Gravett. Sheri’s most recent book, also with Dr. Gravett, was released in 2016 titled Learning Agility: The Impact on Recruitment and Retention.