Sherry E. Peterson, MSW

Sherry Peterson

Sharon (Sherry) E. Peterson has a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Vermont and a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Sherry recently retired after serving for 17 years as the CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter.  During her tenure, the Chapter grew from a staff of one and a half and budget of $125,000 to a staff of 16 and budget of over $1.2 million.  The Chapter provides services to the 26,000 individuals in the Chapter area with Alzheimer’s and their families and caregivers.  Prior to joining the Chapter, Sherry worked in child welfare and education as a social worker and fundraiser.