Surry Scheerer

Surry Scheerer

Executive Leadership Coach
Career Background

​Surry Scheerer offers 10 years of experience in leadership development, team facilitation, and executive coaching. Surry is passionate about helping her clients envision and execute on their highest leadership goals through cultivating a flexible, learning mindset and engaging in intentional and innovative action steps. She draws on her previous experience in psychotherapy, human development, and systems theory to work holistically with her clients, considering their individual development in the context of their organizations and important stakeholders.

Industry Experience: Surry has a depth and breadth of experience working with clients in the finance, healthcare, IT, nonprofit, pharmaceutical, military, government, education, and manufacturing sectors. Her clients range from high-potential early career professionals to executive-level leaders.

Education & Certifications
  • Northwestern University, Bachelor of Science in Human Development

  • The University of Michigan, Master of Social Work

  • Clinically Licensed Master Social Worker

  • Experienced practitioner of the Competing Values Framework, Michigan Model of Leadership, Reflected Best Self, and Social Styles Leadership Assessments

  • Leadership development

  • Team leadership

  • Team facilitation

  • Emotional and social intelligence

  • Building positive organizational cultures

  • Global business

  • Coaching skills
  • Coach lead, Michigan Ross EMBA Leadership Development Program

  • Ross Executive Education Coach, Lecturer, and Coach Lead

  • Leadership Lecturer at the U-M Ford School of Public Policy

  • Action-Learning Team Coach, Tauber Institute for Global Operations

  • International and National Trainer and Speaker

  • Leadership Consultant and Trainer for U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and Professional Fellows Exchange Program