Sheryl T. Smikle, Ph.D. is an education professor, life coach, e-learning instructional designer, workshop presenter, faculty mentor, and learning strategist. Sheryl also has expertise in adult education and workplace training and development. She has alternated between two careers: secondary and post-secondary education and corporate learning. As a result, Sheryl is a sought after teaching and learning thought leader, who has delivered keynotes and conference presentations at colleges and professional training meetings in the U.S. She has also held college residency appointments as a Distinguished Visiting Executive at U. S. colleges and universities.
Over the course of her nearly 20-year career in Compliance, Sheryl has been recognized domestically and internationally for her Compliance training innovations. Her motivation for writing Congratulations, You're A Compliance Officer! Now What? is a strong desire to promote professional pride among those fortunate enough to be hired as a Compliance Officer.