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Current Responsibilities
Sheryl Samson is a Vice President in the Workplace Strategy practice within the Consulting group and is based in the San Francisco office.  She brings expertise in the Technology and Energy industry with a design background augmented by her analytical skills and an aptitude for change management.

Sheryl began her career as a Registered Interior Designer with a background in Retail Tenant Improvement Roll-outs, Core and Shell Aviation, and Workplace Interiors. She has pivoted her career from design to project management and coming full circle with her skills as a strategic leader to create tailored solutions through engaging processes and environments with clients. Her strengths lie in identifying gaps and facilitating outcomes that bridge theory and strategy into realized dimensions. Her focus in providing analytical and research based solutions blend client expectations with measurable outcomes. Sheryl enjoys developing relationships beyond what a client needs in the current state and having foresight to identify a client's potential in the market.

Prior to JLL, Sheryl was a Design Strategist at Gensler in the Houston and San Francisco office imbedded within the framework of a traditional workplace design studio. She served as the Design Purpose Leader and was part of the Northwest Technology Practice Area. During her time with Gensler, she help co-author a research grant focused on the evolution of the Tech Market within the city landscape called "Tech in the City."  Sheryl previously worked as a Workplace Strategist with a focus on Change Management for callisonRTKL in Washington D.C. and grew their Houston satellite office.

Representative clients:​

  • Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • BBVA Compass
  • BMC Software
  • Church of Scientology
  • ExxonMobil
  • Facebook, Oculus, Instagram
  • FigAt7th
  • Forever 21 Inc
  • Gap Inc
  • Golden State Warriors
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Hilton Hotel
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • LinkedIn
  • Manpower
  • San Francisco Airport
  • Sephora
  • Shell
  • The North Face
  • Toyota
  • U.S. Steel​

​Education and Affiliations
​​Sheryl earned her bachelor's degree from Pratt Institute with an emphasis in Interior Design and later augmented her education at General Assembly with a focus on Data Analytics. Sheryl is involved with Habitat for Humanity International and Living Water International and is a believer in using her background as a segue-way for purposeful, open-handed relationships with non-profit organizations.​