Sheryl Turner-Watts is in her 17th year overall at USC Upstate and first year as the Senior Woman Administrator within the athletic department.
Along with her SWA duties, Turner-Watts is the chief financial and operations officer and vice chancellor for finance and administration and her responsibilities include all facets of the budget planning process and ensuring the design, implementation and maintenance of systems of control/compliance to ensure the integrity of the financial and fiscal operations. Areas reporting to the Division of Finance and Administration include the Accounts Payable and Procurement, Bookstore, Budget, Bursar, Dining, Employee Relations/EEO, Facilities Management, Fleet Management, Human Resources, Postal, Risk Management, Special Events and Facilities Planning, Student Employment, Training, and University Police. Prior to joining USC Upstate, she worked as vice president for operations for Advantica Corp.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wofford College, a Master’s of Human Resource Development from Clemson University, and a MBA and MBA Plus Graduate Certificate in Human Resources from Gardner Webb University.