Sheri Dew is executive vice president of Deseret Management Corporation and CEO of Deseret Book Company. She is a thirty-year veteran of the publishing industry and has authored a number of best-selling books. She served as a counselor in the general presidency of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1997 to 2002. In March 2003 the White House appointed her as a member of the US Delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations.