Sheryle Gillihan

Chief Executive Officer

Sheryle joined CauseLabs in 2010 and has grown with the company as a leader, strategist, and cultural ambassador. Growing up with her own poverty story, she has found her purpose in creating social impact. She fuses her hope for a better, brighter future with over 15 years of leadership, operations and technical management experience. Ranging from military to corporate to nonprofit sectors, she brings immense, diversified perspective and excellent coordination. Sheryle has served as a Girl Scout leader for 10 years, sits on several advisory boards, and empowers and equips leaders and project managers around the world on the successful rapid problem solving process she has pioneered with the team at CauseLabs.

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Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas for the New Year

Your nonprofit’s mission is critical, and meeting or exceeding your annual fundraising goals means making a difference in more lives. At the end of the year, you may feel overwhelmed by the generosity of your donors. But it’s not too soon to start thinking about nonprofit fundraising ideas for the new year. Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas …

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2022 Supported Browsers and Device List

Our supported browsers and device list helps communicate what is covered in our quality assurance testing when CauseLabs delivers a new website or web application. These are based on statistics obtained from GlobalStats statcounter (https://gs.statcounter.com/). The following is our 2022 supported browsers and device list: Browsers:Chrome: latest version availableSafari: latest version availableFirefox: latest version availableEdge …

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North Texas Companies to Support

CauseLabs loves giving back, whether it’s on a global, national, state, or local scale. Recently, we see the importance of building back strength and sustainability into our local economy. That’s why we’re encouraging you to shop and dine locally this holiday season and year-round. For collaborators located near our headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, we …

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Shopping with Brands Doing Good

Every purchasing decision you make has the power to change the world a little. The idea behind conscious consumerism is that it’s worth looking beyond the label to make a difference. Many companies today aren’t content with doing well. They want to give back through their products and revenue. Consider shopping brands doing good this …

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The Best Nonprofit Websites

Your nonprofit’s website isn’t just an outward expression of the positive impact you’re making in the world. It can make or break the perception of your brand, and determine whether visitors join you in supporting your mission.  The best nonprofit websites have clear messaging, design, and accessibility that centers donors, tells the organization’s story, and …

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CauseLabs Names First Managing Director

TEXAS — Sometimes, as a business owner, you just know when you find the right employee. That’s what happened when CauseLabs hired Rebecca Colgate. Fast forward through nearly a decade of growth and change, and CauseLabs is thrilled to announce Colgate as its first managing director. “I don’t know if CauseLabs would have survived without …

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Leadership for a Global Crisis: What I’ve learned and how I feel

The United Nations Global Compact is holding special Academy Sessions centered around #UnitingBusiness. You can view the previous sessions and register for the future ones here. Below are my reflections from the first Academy Session: New Leadership for a Global Crisis. It Starts with an Opportunity Our normal social constructs have disappeared and our day …

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HCD Course Resources for Virtual Collaborations

On April 14, the CauseLabs team signed up for the free Human Centered Design (HCD) course hosted as a collaboration between Acumen and IDEO.org. If you’d like to sign up for this course, it may still be open for enrollment, but if not, they host it annually and our team takes it as a refresher …

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CauseLabs Joins the UN Global Compact

Strengthening its commitment to sustainability, CauseLabs formally announced that it became a signatory to the UN Global Compact on August 30, 2019. The Compact is an initiative for companies to align strategies and drive operational awareness around universal principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption and take actions that advance societal goals. The UN …

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Part 5 | Working with the Mission Model Canvas

This is the last section of our 5 part guide to the Mission Model Canvas: your business plan cheat sheet. You can read our previous journals here. Previously, we stepped into the shoes of the customer and identified how we will (10) Engage and (11) Reach the customer; next, we budgeted (12) How much it …

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Part 4 | Working with the Mission Model Canvas

This is part four of our guide to the Mission Model Canvas: your business plan cheat sheet. Read the first four parts here in our journals. In the previous article, we listed the Key Activities that will (7) Solve the problem; (8) Listed the Key Partners; and identified (9) What we need to test the …

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Part 3 | Working with the Mission Model Canvas

This is part three of our guide to the Mission Model Canvas: your business plan cheat sheet. Read part one and part two in our journals. Previously, we walked through (4) Write a potential solution, (5) Identify who you will help, and answered (6) “How will this solution make an impact?” In this article, we …

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