Sherry McCool

Founder McCool Consulting, LLC (

Creator Success Looks Great On YOU! (

Sherry McCool is a Texas girl, born in McKinney just north of Dallas.  She grew up in Austin and Houston.  At 19, she was the youngest person in the state of Texas to hold a real estate license.  She worked in the family real estate business until her senior year in college at the University of Houston, when she took a part-time job at the Houston Marriott.

In St. Louis, she accepted a mayoral appointment and served multiple terms as a Commissioner. Duties included oversight of the development and construction of the multi-purpose stadium, America’s Center.  Sherry actively participated on the University of Missouri Board of Directors for the Hospitality Management School, was responsible for developing program certifications for students and routinely served as a guest lecturer. She is proud to have been the 1999 University of Missouri Commencement Speaker for the School of Agriculture and Hospitality Management.

Sherry served as the Midwest Regional Vice President of Human Resources.  Her legacy of assignments was as Vice President of Human Resource Development, where she worked with a talented team, updated talent assessment, development and communication processes necessary to successfully increase the number of women and minorities in key leadership positions.

After 34 years with Marriott, Sherry retired and created McCool Consulting, LLC. She continued to support the talent assessment and development process with Marriott International and Marriott Vacation Club.  She also consulted for a couple of years with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on talent assessment, leadership development and succession planning.

Sherry brings vibrant energy to any situation and enjoys working with clients to achieve greater success and breakthrough results.  SUCCESS LOOKS GREAT ON YOU! is her signature workshop - whether live or ZOOM it’s a transformational event.  Sherry wants to inspire people to achieve breakthrough success.  She uses her unique skills to deliver a customized team development or transformational training event for you.  She wants individuals and groups to effectively use their talents, skills and abilities to deliver improved results with a shared vison and cohesive team effort.

Sherry loves learning – besides a BS in Education, a MA in Human Resource Development and numerous business and HR certifications, in 2019 she became a certified Canfield Trainer and in 2020 a Barrett Cultural Transformation Tools Practitioner. 

She is a twice published author and, her big audacious dream is to create a musical for the child in all of us…based on different personality types.

Sherry believes everyone should have a happy, healthy, successful life that brings them joy.