Sherri graduated from Mankato State University in 1987 with majors in Music and Music Management and a minor in Business. She went back to school for accounting and became a Certified Public Accountant (now inactive) in 1991. She worked as a CPA preparing taxes for 14 years, and an additional 7 years as a general manager in the hospitality industry. Sherri came to work for Counseling Services in 2008 as their Business Manager and Security Officer. In total, she has 30 years of experience in the accounting field.