Jennifer L. Sherman

Federal Signal

Jennifer L. Sherman is President and CEO of Federal Signal Corporation and has operational responsibility for their domestic and international businesses. She has worked with the board and the executive leadership team to strengthen the company’s strategic focus and growth, promote margin improvements, and achieve record financial results. Prior to being named CEO, she served as COO, chief administrative officer, senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary. Her continuing focus on new product development has earned the Company a Chicago Innovation Award in October 2016 and a nomination for CEO Innovator of the Year from the Executives’ Club of Chicago in June 2017. She serves on the Board of Directors of Franklin Electric and is the immediate past Chair of The Community House and continues to serve as a Trustee. Jennifer earned both her business degree in finance and a law degree from the University of Michigan. She is also a Fellow of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University’s CEO Perspectives.

Year appointed: 2016