"You may never be able to enjoy the shade of the tree's that you plant, but plant them anyway." - Tarana Burke
Sheridan Blanford is the founder and CEO of INcompass Excellence, where she serves as a chief strategist for all diversity, equity, and inclusion matters for companies, organizations and departments, deploying strategies that institute inclusive organizational culture.
In 2019, Blanford was named as one of Wisconsin’s 49 Most Influential Black Leaders by Madison 365. Blanford has attended the Learfield Minority Academy each of the last two years, serving as an alumni ambassador at the 2018 event. Women Leaders in College Sports also selected Blanford as a 2018 Rising Star Award winner in 2018.
Blanford has worked in various capacities as a college athletics diversity, equity and inclusion professional where she has led strategy, implemented policy, created and maintained programming, and jump started multiple initiatives that have furthered the culture and climate of the various organizations that she has worked with.
Blanford graduated from St. Olaf College in 2015 where she played basketball and earned her Master's degree in the University of Washington's Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership program the following year.
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