Michael Sherman serves as the Executive Director for the Sun Corridor Network.
Most recently before joining the Sun Corridor Network, Michael served the State of Arizona as Executive Manager of the Arizona Department of Administration’s Broadband Planning & Public Safety Communications department, where he led the 911 Administration Office, the Digital Arizona Program, and the FirstNet public safety wireless broadband initiative.
Before the Arizona Department of Administration, Michael spent 27 years at the Salt River Project. Most of his tenure there was as Director of SRP Telecom, where he had P&L and general management responsibilities for the utility’s commercial telecommunications business unit. While at SRP, he has also managed various marketing functions including market research, strategy development, marketing communications, direct marketing, and product and service development.
Prior to joining SRP, he spent seven years in advertising management in both corporate and advertising agency environments, including as an account supervisor at the San Francisco Office of McCann-Erickson, an international advertising agency where his clients included Wells Fargo Bank, Chevron, and Fireman’s Fund.
Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon and an Masters of Business Administration from Arizona State University. He and his wife Kirby are twenty-nine year residents of Scottsdale.
Michael’s industry and community involvement history includes board membership on the Susan G. Komen Central Arizona Chapter, Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, Utilities Telecom Council, Arizona Telecommunications & Information Council, and the Banner Health Foundation Golf Council.