Sherri Thomas

Sherri Thomas
Graduate Degrees: 
Associate in Arts
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Alumni Achievement
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Graduating from Mesa Community College in 1983, Sherri is the founder and president of Career Coaching 360, and has helped thousands of executives and professionals change, re-brand, advance, and take their career in a whole new direction.

She is the creator of the Maricopa Community College Foundation’s Pass-It-Forward scholarship fund for working women, and provides free coaching scholarships to women in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kenya. As an Intel employee, Sherri led the "She Will Connect" program in Kenya to teach women how to use the internet to further their education and career.

Her award-winning book, “The Bounce Back - Personal Stories of Bouncing Back After a Layoff, Re­-Org or Career Setback,” was named 2013 Best Career Book by the India Book Awards. Her first book, “Career Smart – 5 Steps to a Powerful Personal Brand,” was No. 3 on Amazon’s Top 10 List for personal branding books.

As an expert source for career strategies, her interviews have appeared in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, New York Post and NBC. She speaks globally from Israel and Ireland to Singapore and Kenya. Sherri is a champion of helping others thrive and live in their best career.

For a link to the full video of the ceremony, please visit MCC Hall of Fame 2018.