Illinois Fire Service Institute


sheryl ellenberger

Associate Director, Business and Finance Operations

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Sheri serves as IFSI’s Business Operations Coordinator. Sherri is responsible for managing budgets, human resources and grants and contracts.

Ellenberger came to IFSI after 16 years with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) where she was responsible for customer service, budget management, accounts receivables and payables processing, as well as publication and circulation fulfillment. Most recently she was Director of Customer Support Services. Prior to NCTE, Ellenberger was a logistics officer in the U.S. Army with the rank of Captain.

Ellenberger holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources and Family Studies from the University of Illinois and is a 2004 graduate of the University of Illinois’ Executive MBA Program.
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