Sherry Beamer is the Director of the Community Employment Network at SEEC. Sherry oversees the Program Directors of Employment Services, Project Search and Community Engagement to assure that SEEC participants are realizing their employment goals. Sherry has worked to support people with disabilities to lead quality, empowered lives for over 30 years in a variety of direct service, case management and leadership positions throughout the country. A few of the organizations Sherry has worked for include the California Regional Centers, Relias Learning, and Easterseals. For 15 years, Sherry established and led a consulting company influencing transformational organizational change for disability agencies.
Sherry holds a Masters degree in Social Work Administration from the University of Illinois, Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Social Work from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Sherry has been an active member of APSE (Association for Persons Supporting Employment First) for over a decade. Most recently Sherry served as the President of the California Chapter. Sherry loves the arts, nature and travel – and spending time with her adult son who is in the “family business” of human services.