Catch Fire Careers with Simon Yost

Helpdesk Specialist to Partner to Founder

October 21, 2020 Simon Yost Season 2 Episode 4
Catch Fire Careers with Simon Yost
Helpdesk Specialist to Partner to Founder
Show Notes

When we consider leaders, it is easy to folks on their power, responsibility, and capability. In this episode, our guest, Sheila Burkett, frames leadership in terms of giving back. Sheila suggests that leadership is giving of your time, talent, and treasure. Sheila Burkett is the Founder and CEO of a successful St. Louis interactive agency, an advocate for women in technology, and a dynamic networker. Combining her business and technology experience, Sheila Burkett helped start Spry Digital in April 2010, along with her three partners.

As CEO of Spry Digital, Sheila believes that every organization, regardless of size, can afford and maintain a robust presence and technology platform that contributes towards its business objectives. Spry Digital bases its work on providing the highest quality, customized, and scalable solution for every client.

Before Spry Digital, Sheila was a partner at Edward Jones with over twenty years of experience in their Information Systems division. At Edward Jones, she was the Sr. Director and Partner responsible for leading the strategic technology planning process, Project Management Office, IS Internal Controls, and executed a worldwide communication effort on the vision for technology at Edward Jones.

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