From the very beginning of her career, Sheri realized that she was destined for a career that was, quite literally, all across the globe. Her passion for live events, coupled with a love of spreadsheets, schedules, budgets and label-makers, has provided her with diverse opportunities and experiences for a variety of clients and organizations.

Experience

    Entertainment & Special Events

    • Academy of Country Music Awards & Events
    • Jam Productions Concerts & Special Events: Chicago, IL
    • Navy Pier: Chicago, IL
    • Northwestern University: Evanston, IL
    • TP Events: Sydney, Australia
    • Wallaby Bar: Sydney, Australia

    Sporting Events

    • 2002 Winter Olympic Games: Salt Lake City, UT
    • 2002 Commonwealth Games: Manchester, England
    • 2003 MLB All-Star Game: Chicago, IL
    • 2008 ESPN Bassmaster Classic: Greenville, SC

    Fairs & Festivals

    • Dark Lord Day: Muncie, IN
    • Fountain Square Art Festival: Evanston, IL
    • Great Performers of Illinois Festival: Chicago, IL
    • Lake County Fair Association: Grayslake, IL
    • Mayor's Office of Special Events: Chicago, IL
    • Wells Street Art Festival: Chicago, IL

    About Sheri

    Named after a lyric from one of her favorite Frank Sinatra songs, Summer Wind, Sheri "launched" Painted Kites Productions LLC in January 2016. In between events and projects, her hobbies and passions include photography, cooking, gardening, skiing, and travel - especially exploring new cultures and cuisines. Sheri's love of international travel is stronger than ever - she has visited 52 countries and is always planning the next adventure.

    Sheri is a proud alum of the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

     

     Taste of Chicago Mayor's Office of Special Events  Program & Hospitality Coordinator for all city festivals and events: 1998-2000

    Taste of Chicago
    Mayor's Office of Special Events
    Program & Hospitality Coordinator for all city festivals and events: 1998-2000

     2002 Olympic and paralympic Winter Games Ceremonies Production Coordinator: 2000-2002

    2002 Olympic and paralympic Winter Games
    Ceremonies Production Coordinator: 2000-2002

     2002 Commonwealth Games Ceremonies Cast Logistics Manager

    2002 Commonwealth Games
    Ceremonies Cast Logistics Manager

     Navy Pier Director of Entertainment: 2005-2011

    Navy Pier
    Director of Entertainment: 2005-2011