Senior Quality Manager, Avient
Board Chair, LGMC Class of 2014
Sherry Bennett is a results-driven, collaborative business leader. Her career has been in both manufacturing and service industries utilizing project management skills and furthering her knowledge and experience in quality management systems. She is currently a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt focusing on Continuous Improvement at Avient, a polymer manufacturing facility in McHenry specializing in products with end use in medical, consumer and automotive markets. In her role, she is responsible for leading change though initiating conversations, encouraging out of the box thinking and using root cause and data analysis techniques to deliver solutions.
Sherry earned her BS in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from Penn State University, and holds her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Prior to her work with Avient, she has led manufacturing and quality teams at True Value, United Airlines and Black & Decker.
As an active member of the LGMC Board of Trustees since 2016, Sherry supports strengthening the community. Being a graduate of the LGMC Class of 2014, Sherry is committed to being actively engaged in and serving her community. She has served as a board member for both United Way of Greater McHenry County and the board of education for District 46.
Sherry and her husband, Jon, live in Crystal Lake, Illinois with their two children, Nathan and Maggie. They enjoy being together as a family and making new memories.