Gayla R. Sherry
Gayla R Sherry & Associates
Gayla R. Sherry is President of Gayla R. Sherry Associates, Inc., an Oklahoma-based consulting firm established in 1995; the firm's mission is to improve employee engagement and productivity by providing human resources services. The firm has conducted many engagements with a wide range of clients, including financial services, health care, government, higher education, public, private and nonprofit organizations. Projects include HR Audits, developing policies, procedures, handbooks, job descriptions, Affirmative Action plans, management training, employee relations, mediating conflict, conducting internal investigations and succession planning.
Gayla is a well-respected human resources professional, accomplished speaker and
facilitator, faculty member and published author. She brings a broad range of business experience in senior management positions in human resources, operations, marketing and customer service. Gayla's business background includes senior management positions in commercial banking and the Federal Reserve System.
Gayla offers a highly-credentialed background as a Senior Professional in Human Resources,
an EEOC-trained Internal Investigator and Certified Mediator. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management. She is the author of numerous professional articles and books, including: "Employee Retention: Reducing the Risk and Cost of Employee Turnover," and posts an HR or management tip on YouTube, "Tuesday Tip." She is a Strategic Business Partner with Profiles International, the largest provider of assessments for hiring, development and succession planning.
Gayla's education includes Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma; she is an honors graduate of the University of Colorado,Boulder.