Sheri Schultz is the gorgeous wife of Howard Schultz, executive chairman of Starbucks Coffee Company –and who is set to step down from the top position.
Sheri’s husband is credited with turning the brand into the iconic status it holds today. He joined Starbucks in 1982 as director of operations and marketing overseeing its expansion from that single coffee shop that opened in Seattle’s Pike Place Market back in 1971.
Born Howard Schultz on July 19, 1953; the NY native holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Michigan University. Prior to joining Starbucks he worked in sales and marketing at Xerox and at Hammarplast U.S.A.
Last year he stepped down as Starbucks CEO to become executive chairman with a focus on social-impact initiatives and matters related to the line Starbucks Reserve. He’s been happily married to the lovely Sheri Schultz for numerous years. Meet her in her top facts below.
#1 She hails from Ohio
She was born Sheri Kersch in Ohio but has been a longtime resident of Seattle where she and her hubby currently live.
#2 She is an interior designer
Sheri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Denver. She is an interior designer by profession.
#3 She is a longtime youth advocate
Sheri has been a long-time advocate for at-risk youth. She works with 16- to 24-year-olds in the country who are not in school and not working. Sheri and her husband have been honored with the Aspen Institute’s 2016 Public Service Award for their work on behalf of youth and veterans.
#4 She works for the family foundation
The lovely blonde is the president and co-founder of the Schultz Family Foundation which she co-founded in 1996 with her husband. Under her leadership the foundation has launched two national initiatives, Onward Youth and Onward Veterans.
#5 Sheri is a proud mom of two kids
Howard and Sheri Schultz have been married since 1982, they are the parents of two children, son Jordan and daughter, Addison. Jordan is a sports writer for the Huffington Post and is currently married to Breanna Hawes. Addison is a social-work clinician who tied the knot in 2017 to Tal Hirshberg.