Sheryl is known for challenging boundaries.

Sheryl graduated from West Point in the first decade of women graduates. While a cadet, she qualified Airborne and interned as a speechwriter for General Colin Powell. Her first assignment as an Army officer was Deputy Director of Information Management in Germany, during the early days of the world wide web.

In the mid-1990's, she suffered through 2400 bps dial-up AOL, because she was fascinated by how the internet connected people and by the emerging business models.  A few years later Sheryl pioneered Procter & Gamble’s first e-commerce business and evolved loyalty models.

At Microsoft, Sheryl was the first woman in SQL Server product marketing, then led global CRM for MSN before serving as chief of staff and speechwriter for the Chief Marketing Officer. She then led the Marketing Excellence group, responsible for talent, training and development for 7700 marketers, digital capability, and World Class Marketing practices. 

Excited by emerging tech, she leapt to exec positions on the mobile agency side -- earning 11 industry awards in two years.







Currently, Sheryl is a Partner and Head of Marketing for TA Group, a private equity and investment firm in Bellevue.  She is a strong proponent of military veteran hiring and helped pioneer the first tech transition program for transitioning service members.  An advocate for helping others smash ceilings and break boundaries, Sheryl founded Women in Wireless - Seattle and Mobile Mixers, and she recently won the Mobile Growth Summit / mBolden “People’s Choice” award for her work as global president of the non-profit which champions women in digital.

Sheryl holds a B.S. in Engineering from West Point and an M.S. in Information Systems Management from Southern Cal.

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Keynote Spotlight: AMA Puget Sound

The American Marketing Association Puget Sound  (AMAPS) is the premier professional marketing association in Washington state.

Fails, Fumbles & Faux Pas
8 Business Mistakes I've Made & How To Avoid Them

Sheryl Tullis shares career mishaps and missteps that are easy to make – and how to overcome them.

With personal anecdotes and 20/20 hindsight, Sheryl serves up fresh perspective on the art of screwing up and still succeeding.

Do The Things That Matter

A clip from Sheryl's Keynote "Fails, Fumbles & Faux Pas"



A clip from Sheryl's Keynote "Fails, Fumbles & Faux Pas"


Missed Expectations

A clip from Sheryl's Keynote "Fails, Fumbles & Faux Pas"


Recognizing The Influencer

A clip from Sheryl's Keynote "Fails, Fumbles & Faux Pas"


Sheryl's Signature Offerings



Defeating the Dread: Creative Hacks to Face Down Fear and Fuel Your Dreams
Fails, Fumbles, & Faux Pas - Career Mistakes I've Made That You Can Prevent
Grit, Grace, & Gumption
Stop Talking Diversity; Start Building Inclusion 



Energizing Your Personal Brand
New Leader Quick Ramp
Sparkstorming TM  -  Breakthrough Thinking
KE Change Management ~ KE Leadership ~ KE Teams

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