ERT today announced the appointment of David “Dave” Sherry as Chief Operating Officer. In this role Mr. Sherry, who brings over 30 years of experience leading strategic business units and overseeing a broad range of business functions, is responsible for the management and oversight of the company’s entire contract portfolio. Spanning multiple federal agencies including NOAA, NASA, and USACE, ERT’s work includes a broad range of science, engineering, environmental management, and IT efforts.
Mr. Sherry’s experience encompasses operations, business development, human resources, contracts and procurement, and finance and administration. He has extensive experience leading diverse groups of people to achieve organizational goals and objectives, as well as developing and executing corporate strategic plans. His expertise includes organizational assessment and implementing streamlined process improvement to achieve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
Sherry has a proven track record in developing business within the federal government contracting marketplace and has served as a strategic advisor and negotiator to key clients. Before joining ERT, he served as President and CEO of General Business Strategies, a strategic management consulting firm that he founded in 2014. He also co-founded ODA Global, a consulting firm focused on organizational development and human resource management, in 2011. Earlier roles include serving as Chief Operating Officer of both Danya International and Medtap International. He also held executive-level positions at Raytheon and Hughes STX Corporation.
Mr. Sherry earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Administration from the University of Maryland, and he serves as a board member and officer for several non-profit and for-profit organizations.
“I’m thrilled to announce Dave Sherry as the newest member of ERT’s executive team,” said CEO Dr. Jingli Yang. “We benefitted from his consulting services on multiple endeavors over the last couple years, so we already know that he’s a great fit for our organization. Dave has a successful track record in Federal government contract operations and new business development, and I’m looking forward to working with Dave to take ERT to the next level.”