We are thrilled to announce that Sherry A. Henry, CEO at HabCenter Boca Raton, has been honored with the Game Changer Award at the South Florida Business & Wealth’s 3rd Annual Diversity and Inclusion 2024 Awards! Sherry’s dedication to fostering a more inclusive and diverse community at HabCenter has been inspirational. Her innovative approach and unwavering commitment to equality have truly made a significant impact. This well-deserved recognition highlights her passion and continued hard work. Congratulations, Sherry! Your achievement is a testament to the power of embracing diversity and driving meaningful change. We are so proud to have you on our team and leading the way.

Special thanks to Kevin Gale, Group Editor-in-Chief, SFBW and Lifestyle Group, for highlighting the importance of diversity in our region. South Florida truly thrives on its rich cultural melting pot. Congratulations to all the honorees and award winners! The event, sponsored by TD Bank was incredibly well-organized and enjoyable. Kudos to the amazing team behind it: Kimberly L., Managing Director, SFBW, Michelle Simon, Publisher Lifestyle Magazines, Melissa Green, Executive Director of Digital Media and their entire team on all their hard work!

About Sherry A. Henry:

Sherry A. Henry is the CEO at HabCenter Boca Raton. With over two decades of experience in human capital management, fundraising, marketing and project management, she has significantly impacted the organization’s trajectory. Sherry is a visionary leader, under her leadership, HabCenter initiated a new STEAM Program, expanded its Mental Health Counseling Program, a new Hydroponics and Gardening Program, and created its first Strategic Plan. Sherry champions the essential needs of the neurodiverse population, spearheading the organization’s strategic vision and overseeing operations, donor relations, and fundraising efforts. Prior to her role at HabCenter, Sherry excelled as a seasoned fundraiser, driving financial growth and philanthropy at a local university. She holds an MBA in Human Resource Management and a BA in Business Administration and Psychology from Lynn University. Sherry is a servant leader dedicated to community service, and helping underserved communities. Her efforts empower the human spirit and encourage unlimited potential for the neurodiverse population. A Jamaican native – she passionately supports education, philanthropy, music, the arts, and creative expression, embodying a commitment to inclusivity.

About the HabCenter:

HabCenter Boca Raton is a nonprofit organization that opened its doors in 1978 to equip adults with special needs with the knowledge, skills, and behavior needed to lead useful and productive lives with dignity, respect, and independence. HabCenter provides a safe, enriching environment to empower the spirit of those individuals it serves and encourage their unlimited potential. Essential programs the HabCenter offers are Social Services, and mental-wellness counseling, Developmental Training, Programs in Education, Art and Recreation (P.E.A.R.), and Vocational Training within HabCo Manufacturing and the HabCenter Plant Nursery that provide horticultural training. HabCenter also offers local businesses and universities partnership opportunities through HabCo Manufacturing, the Nursery and counseling, special education and occupational therapy internship programs. HabCenter also has a Supported Employment program, which provides competitive integrated employment (CIE) opportunities for clients who can work in the community by preparing them with the knowledge, skills and behaviors they need to be successful. To learn more, visit habcenter.org.