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Sheila Burkett

Sheila Burkett
Founder and CEO
Spry Digital

Leadership Council Member

Sheila Burkett

Sheila Burkett is the Founder and CEO at a successful St. Louis interactive agency, an advocate for women in technology, and a dynamic networker. 

Combining her business and technology experience, Sheila Burkett helped start Spry Digital in April, 2010 along with her three partners. As CEO of Spry Digital, Sheila believes that every organization, regardless of size, be able to afford and maintain a robust presence and technology platform that contributes towards their business objectives. Spry Digital bases their work on providing the highest quality, customized, and scalable solution for every client.

Prior to Spry Digital, Sheila was a partner at Edward Jones with over twenty years of experience in their Information Systems division. At Edward Jones, she was the Sr. Director and Partner responsible for leading the strategic technology planning process, Project Management office, IS Internal Controls and executed a worldwide communication effort on the vision for technology at Edward Jones. 

Sheila has her bachelor’s degree from UM-St. Louis with an emphasis in Information Systems. She also received an MBA from Washington University in 1999. Along with keeping up with her family and running her businesses, Sheila is very active in her community. 

Along with her current work at Spry Digital, Sheila and her husband, Steven own Tuxedo Park Leasing. Sheila currently is on the MVFSTL board, Washington University National Council of Public Affairs, SCCA Club Racing Divisional Administrator of Registration, St. Louis Panhellenic Alumnae Association and Delta Zeta Alumnae. Sheila also serves on the UM-St. Louis College of Business Leadership Council, their IS Advisory board and the Arts and Education Council.