Sherard worked from 2002 to 2005 as CFO of SiteStuff Inc., a Web-based procurement company focused on the real estate industry. She joined SiteStuff from Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division, where she served clients on a variety of M&A transactions in the power and utilities, real estate and retail industries. Prior to Morgan Stanley, she spent four years at LaSalle Partners, where she was responsible for financial projections and analyses, investor relations and M&A execution.
“Shelby’s extensive background in corporate and real estate finance, accounting and M&A activities make her an extremely valuable addition to our management group,” says CEO Mark E. Rose. “We are excited by the range of experience and talent she brings to the leadership of our financial team as we pursue our near- and long-term growth objectives.”
Sherard’s primary responsibilities include oversight of financial and administrative operations, including corporate finance, accounting, human resources, risk management, facilities administration and information technology.
Sherard earned an MBA with an accounting and finance concentration from The Wharton School and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.
Morris-Anderson & Associates
Daniel F. Dooley of Morris-Anderson & Associates came in No. 9 on The Deal magazine’s list of “Top Non-investment Bank Professionals.”
Dooley has more than 20 years of experience in general management, operations, finance and project management.
He is 2005 president of the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, the largest TMA chapter worldwide.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA in finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
InnerWorkings named Jack M. Greenberg to its board of directors.
Greenberg is the retired chairman and CEO of McDonald’s Corp. He joined McDonald’s in 1982 as executive vice president and CFO and spent 20 years with the company before retiring in 2002.
He serves on the boards of directors of Abbott Laboratories, The Allstate Corp., Manpower Inc., Hasbro Inc. and First Data Corp. He is also a member of the board of trustees of DePaul University, the Institute of International Education, the Field Museum and the executive committee of the Chicago Community Trust.
Greenberg graduated from DePaul University’s School of Commerce and earned his J.D. from DePaul University School of Law. He is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Illinois CPA Society and the Chicago Bar Association.
UAL Corp., parent company of United Airlines, named Douglas Leo vice president, revenue management. Most recently, Leo was vice president of sales, distribution and international for US Airways. Previously, he spent 16 years with Northwest Airlines in a variety of management roles.
Leo is a CPA and holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Minnesota State University at Mankato.
Kenneth I. Feldman was named vice president, loyalty and e-commerce. Most recently, he served as president of Ameritrade’s private client division. Prior to Ameritrade, Feldman spent eight years at America West Airlines in leadership positions. His experience also includes nine years of progressive finance, planning and business development roles at Frito-Lay and General Mills Restaurants.
He earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.
Grubb & Ellis Co.
Grubb & Ellis Co. promoted Jean Kennedy to senior vice president, chief accounting officer.
Prior to joining Grubb & Ellis in 1999, Kennedy was vice president, corporate controller at Chernin’s Shoes Inc. Earlier, she spent eight years at Arthur Andersen LLP as manager of audit and financial consulting.
Kennedy earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and is a CPA.
Donald Olinger was promoted to senior vice president, finance and treasury.
Olinger joined Grubb & Ellis in 1997 as vice president, finance. Prior to that, he spent two years at McGladrey & Pullen as director of contract accounting services. Earlier, Olinger spent 12 years at Balcor, rising to vice president, financial reporting.
Her earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and is a CPA.
Waterstone Management Group LLC
Waterstone Management Group LLC appointed Roger Nelson chairman.
In recent years, Nelson worked as a special adviser to private equity firms and Tata Consulting Services. He was a member of corporate and nonprofit boards, and an adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Nelson also worked as deputy chairman of Ernst & Young throughout the 1990s.
Eric Pelander joined Waterstone as partner.
Pelander joins Waterstone from IBM, where he was global leader for strategy and change services with IBM Business Consulting Services (BCS). At IBM, he directed one of the world’s largest strategy practices and was a member of the IBM BCS global business leadership team. Previously, Pelander was senior vice president, consulting services, at Mainspring Corp. and managing director of strategic advisory services for Ernst & Young Consulting.
Michael Wujciak also joined Waterstone as partner.
Previously, Wujciak was a vice president with Cap Gemini, leading the management and IT consulting practice for the global automotive sector. Wujciak joined Cap Gemini through the acquisition of Ernst & Young Consulting, where he was a partner and leader of the Americas automotive industry team. Wujciak began his career at General Motors.