Our Team

Sherry Cromett

Sherry Cromett joined the Biller Family Foundation in December 2018 as President of Career Pathways. Based in Seattle, she oversees the operation and expansion of the Foundation’s two career pathways programs, BankWork$® and CareerWork$ Medical®. Most of Ms. Cromett’s career has been spent with Starbucks, where over the course of twenty years she defined and spearheaded the U.S. and global business strategies as well as highly complex, critical initiatives for over 12,000 stores. She also previously served as Regional Vice President of KinderCare Education.Ms. Cromett earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Economics from Smith College. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, cheering for her kids on the soccer field, baking, and traveling.

Ranko Fukuda

Ranko Fukuda is the BankWork$ Associate Director. She is responsible for working with Vocational Training partners, Bank partners, and community stakeholders to ensure the BankWork$ program is maximizing its impact in markets across the country. After graduating from University of Michigan, Ranko spent 12 years with Capital One Financial, honing in on her Project and Program Management skills, as well as having the privilege of working in the CEO, President and Bank Presidents' offices and managing the Bank charitable giving program. Her tenure at Capital One ended unexpectedly when the Great Northeast Earthquake and Tsunami affected her home country of Japan and she moved to Japan temporarily to help aid in disaster recovery with All Hands Volunteers. Upon her return to the US, Ranko moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the non profit sector to leverage her professional skills in making a difference in underserved communities.  She enjoys salsa dancing, hot yoga, organic farming and spending time with her dog and cat.

Ruby Sloan

Ruby’s journey with Bankwork$ started in 2012 when she graduated from the Seattle BankWork$ program which allowed her to start her career in banking as a teller. With the training she received while in the program she was able to stand out as a top performer and work her way up to a Sr. Relationship Banker position in commercial banking. Wanting to give back to the program that changed her life she became a Career Navigator with Seattle BankWork$ expansion into Pierce county. With her recent move to the East Coast she was brought on to the BankWork$ National team as the  BankWork$ Program Coordinator. Ruby serves as a key support liaison to new and existing BankWork$ training partners, providing curriculum and instructional support, as well as representing the program across the country to constituents while supporting the team in achieving its national expansion. On her spare time Ruby enjoys taking road trips with her husband and three children exploring natural attractions and tasting new food from different cultures. 

Alissa Weddington

Alissa Weddington joined BankWork$ in 2017 as Operations Officer. She performs operations and administrative functions for the vocational training program as well as providing support to the Executive and Associate Directors. Alissa graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara and spent several years in print media before transitioning into the financial services industry. She led operations and development for a number of financial advisory firms prior to joining BankWork$. Alissa currently lives in Santa Barbara and enjoys hiking and beachcombing along the scenic coast.