Sheryl Van Anne

Vice President and General Manager, Chicago Office

M.A. Mortenson Company


Real Estate

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Sheryl joined Mortenson in 2003 and currently serves as Vice President and General Manager of our Chicago office. She leads the business development, marketing, design and construction teams in Chicago, as well as strategic oversight of the Higher Education market. Sheryl brings energy to each and every day and is passionate about providing long-term facilities and solutions that serve our society. She actively advocates for women building careers in the construction industry and in her role leading Mortenson’s Chicago office, is proud to inspire others to make an impact. With over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Sheryl has managed numerous large-scale projects throughout the Chicagoland area, including customers like College of DuPage, University of Chicago, Harper College, United Airlines, and Edward Elmhurst Health. Sheryl earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science & Technology. She serves on the Board for the American Heart Association Hard Hats with Heart and is a member of the Society of College and Urban Planning (SCUP). In 2016, Sheryl was selected as one of Building Design + Construction’s 40 Under 40 and was invited to participate in their inaugural Women in Design + Construction conference. She was also named to Constructech magazine’s 2018 Women in Construction.

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