, STEM-UP NetworkSheri Collins, Senior Director, Office of Corporate Relations, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development

Sheri Collins is the Sr. Director for the Office of Corporate Relations at the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development.  Sheri has served in several roles including as Deputy Secretary for the Office of Technology & Innovation and as the Governor’s State Alternate to the Appalachian Regional Commission.  Sheri is passionate about supporting Pennsylvania’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and was instrumental in the passing of House Bill 2071 which established the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority.

Sheri is the “consummate connector” who, after 35.5 years of service to the commonwealth, credits her career success to her ability to authentically and purposefully network with anyone and everyone she meets.