Sheryl Y. Battles
Vice President, Communications and Diversity Strategy
Sheryl Y. Battles is a seasoned professional that communicates Pitney Bowes' strategies and developments to a variety of stakeholders, including investors, and provides strategic communications counsel to the COO and CFO and other senior executives. She also leads the company’s global diversity and inclusion strategy and develops thought leadership positions on key business issues and trends impacting global commerce.
Mrs. Battles is a National Achievement Scholar and she graduated from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA with a degree in Human Biology.
She has received numerous professional and community honors including: 2016 Brava Award from the Greenwich YWCA; Women of Power Award from the Urban League of Southern Connecticut; “Donald H. McGannon Award” from the National Urban League; the “Community Service Award” from the Yerwood Center; the “African American Cultural Series Community Service Award” from the Stamford Center for the Arts; the Urban League of Southwestern Connecticut’s “ In Honor of Women – Leadership and Courage Award”; the “Distinguished Service Award ” from the Alpha Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.; and an ACE award for speech writing from the New York chapter of the IABC.
Sheryl’s work has been covered in media outlets, including The Harvard Business Review, Time Magazine, Savoy Magazine, PR Week, and Ebony Magazine. She is a popular speaker and active in her community, serving on a variety of boards. She is married to Curt Battles, and they have one daughter, Kendall.