Sheila Bennett is the CEO and Founder of ERM. Ms. Bennett is a Silicon Valley native and brings over 15 years of experience in real estate and also has an extensive background in Information Technology Senior Management, and Software Engineering (IBM). Ms. Bennett’s previous experience as a Senior Software Engineer with IBM and an IT Manager with the University of California has allowed her to leverage her experience in building ERM’s capacity and growth. She has developed the high sensory skills and refined attributes that propel her to overcome challenges without breaking her stride.
A high-performance leader with diverse, project and technology management experience, Ms. Bennett has proven success conceptualizing and delivering cost effective results by leveraging relationships and business opportunities. Skilled in partnering with business, management, and vendors to evaluate goals, define risks, and deliver solutions to meet client expectations. With over 20 years collaboration and leadership experience, she prides herself on maximizing corporate performance, which results in client satisfaction.
Sheila has served on the Sacramento REALTIST board as President, Director, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, and now as the organization’s Assistant Treasurer. In 2020 she will also serve as the Assistant Treasurer for the California Association of Real Estate Brokers (CAREB). She has also served as Director of Economic Development for the Black Economic Council, Vice President for the Franklin High School football program, and is an active member on several local and National boards which advocate for the underserved.