Sheri Salata

Author of The Beautiful No, Co-founder of The Pillar Life, and Co-host of The Sheri + Nancy Show


Sheri Salata is the author of The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence and Transformation. Named an Amazon best-selling new release and an Apple Must Listen audio book, the memoir has touched thousands of readers and inspired them to reimagine their lives and become worthy stewards of their own wellbeing. “Been there, ran that” is the hallmark of Sheri’s inspirational leadership story. Her against-the-odds rise to the career heights of anyone’s dreams begins as a 7-eleven store manager and continues to the top job with one of the most beloved brands on the planet.

Sheri’s ventures as an author, speaker, producer and founder are the evolution of her life-altering 20-year career with Oprah Winfrey. Sheri’s day-to-day roller coaster ride as the final Executive Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show were featured in the heralded docu-series Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes. Sheri also served as President of Harpo Studios and OWN.

Named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100 and Feminist Press Power Award Winners, Sheri is also the cohost of The Sheri + Nancy Show, a top podcast about living the life of your dreams, and the cofounder of the aspirational lifestyle brand, The Pillar Life

Sheri has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, New York Post, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, The Dr. Oz Show, TODAY, Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, The Model Health Show, The Good Life Project, The Marie Forleo Podcast, Almost 30, The Amy Porterfield Show, Lady Gang, Glambition.

Sheri is a proud Iowa Hawkeye, mama to beloved puppy girls, Bella and Dolly, and lives happily in the Napa Valley.