Kristin Sherry is the creator of the YouMap® career profile, which uncovers the four pillars of career fit, and TalentStory™ a process of discovering talent for elementary-aged children.
She is an international speaker, trainer and five-time author of Amazon international bestsellers, YouMap and Your Team Loves Mondays...Right? She is the managing partner of YouMap LLC, which certifies coaches, career services and HR professionals as YouMap® coaches and workshop facilitators.
YouMap LLC has certified 70 YouMap® practitioners in the Middle East, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States with YouMap® used in academic and non-profit institutions and Fortune 100 companies.
Formerly, Kristin was a learning and development leader for a Fortune 20 company where she led associate development strategy, learning delivery, associate onboarding and developed the coaching and mentoring process for two emerging and high potential leader programs.
Kristin holds a degree in neuroscience, along with 10 executive coaching, leadership development and behavioral assessment certifications, including two Master Trainer designations. She is 1 of only 20 consultants world-wide certified as a Master Trainer in the WorkPlace Big Five Profile™, used in 8,000 organizations in 45 countries.
Kristin has been a featured career expert on Wharton Business Radio, a DisruptHR speaker and is a contributor to the 2020 Career Industry Trends white paper on the future of careers by the global think tank, Career Thought Leaders, a premier source of information for career industry professionals.
She has also been featured in Inc.com, contributed to Entrepreneur.com and is one of 19 contributors to the global Possibilities Project, a young person’s guide to career success, along with top global leaders, including the Minister of Culture for the United Arab Emirates. Kristin was also one of 36 career authors invited to present at the 6th annual global Grad Career Festival in 2019.
Kristin’s latest books You've Got Gifts! and Maximize 365, release November 10, 2020 and February 2021, respectively.
Kristin serves on two Board of Directors for the non-profit organizations Parachute Bridge and Crossroads Career® and lives in North Carolina with her husband Xander and their children.