Doctor of Liberal Arts, Washington University in St. Louis, 2021 (projected)

Graduate Certificate in Executive & Professional Coaching, University of Texas at Dallas, 2014

Master of Arts, Air War College, 2011

Master of Arts, Naval War College, 2003

Master of Science, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1998

Master of Science, Boston University, 1995

Bachelor of Science, Washington University in St. Louis, 1989


Joe Scherrer

Director, Cybersecurity Strategic Initiative

Program Director, Graduate Studies in Information Systems Management and Cybersecurity Management

Joe Scherrer is an executive and leadership coach and business growth strategist as well as the author of The Leadership Forge: 50 Fire-Tested Insights to Solve Your Toughest Problems, Care for Your People, and Get Great Results.

Following a distinguished 24-year career as a leader and information technology and cyber security innovator with the US Air Force, culminating as the commander of the Air Force’s only combat coded deployable communications wing, he retired as a Colonel and returned to his home town of St. Louis. Scherrer now operates as comprehensive leadership advisor and consultant in such areas as strategy development, decision making and problem-solving, leading organizations, cybersecurity leadership, entrepreneurial start-up mentoring, and stress resilience.

Scherrer is a native St. Louisan and an avid Cardinals and Blues fan. He enjoys cycling, to include the occasional race.

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