Executive Leadership Team
Dr. Sheryl White
Senior Vice President of Training and Organization Development/General Manager of InnoVisions
Sheryl White, Psy.D.
Psychologist, OD Practitioner & Executive Coach
Dr. Sheryl White, a cultural psychologist and organization development practitioner, brings over 25 years of experience facilitating ethical, strategic, and critical decision-making; inspiring compassionate leadership; advancing equity and inclusion; and fostering positive culture transformation. In 2008, Dr. White joined the executive leadership team at the Neighborhood House Association (NHA), one of San Diego county’s largest multi-purpose human services agencies, where she currently serves as Senior Vice President of Training and Organization Development and General Manager of InnoVisions (NHA’s consulting social enterprise).
Dr. White started her post college career as a preschool teacher and assistant site supervisor on a military installation, and then transitioned to working as a rehabilitation counselor and consultant in the public and private sector. Prior to spending 20 years as an organization development consultant, she served as area manager of San Diego and El Centro, California for a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual and organization effectiveness specialist with the City of San Diego, California’s second largest city government.
Since 1999, Dr. White has served as an executive coach and small group facilitator with the Center for Creative Leadership, a core adjunct professor at National University, and guest lecturer at area universities. Since 2009, she has been the host of Leadership Matters, an Internet radio show and podcast that airs on Voice America’s Business Channel.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Dr. White holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Grambling State University, a master’s degree in counseling from Louisiana Tech University, and a master’s and Doctor of Psychology degree in culture and human behavior from Alliant International University in San Diego, CA. She is a Board Certified Coach and qualified mediator and provider of several organization, team, and individual assessments.
Dr. White serves on the San Diego Delta Foundation Board and the Social Current (formally the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities)/Loyola University Chicago Executive Leadership Institute Alumni Connections Board. She actively supports and is a past board member of several other educational and community organizations. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc public service organization. Dr. White is passionate about inspiring compassion and helping people work better, and better together, for the betterment of humanity.