Sherry Salway Black
Sherry Salway Black is the Director of the Partnership for Tribal Governance at the National Congress of American Indians. She is the former Senior Vice President of First Nations Development Institute, a Native-led nonprofit organization that works to improve the economic condition of Native Americans through promoting business development and financial literacy. Ms. Black is a member of the Honoring Nations Board of Governors, a program established by the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development to celebrate, document, and disseminate outstanding success stories in governance among American Indian nations.
She also serves on the boards of First Peoples Fund and the Johnson Scholarship Foundation. Ms. Black is a member of the Oglala Lakota Nation in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. Ms. Black earned her B.S. from East Stroudsburg University and her M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. [Source: United States Department of the Treasury]