Sheryl Anderson, California Egg Donor Agency with Experience and Compassion
With over 30 years of experience across the spectrum of women’s reproductive healthcare, our egg donor agency’s founder and director, Sheryl Anderson, has both a deep knowledge of the field and great compassion for intended parents seeking to begin or expand their family through third party reproduction.
Sheryl is extremely passionate and committed to guiding each intended parent through the process of finding their perfect donor. Her attention to detailed pre-screening, prior to a donor being eligible for selection, is unique among egg donor agencies in the country. Her goal is to eliminate any obstacles that could prevent a couple from reaching their desired outcome and to decrease the stress and anxiety associated with the selection process.
She is also extremely devoted to ensuring that her donors are well informed and are supported through the entire process from selection to retrieval.
Prior to her founding EFS (Elite Fertility Solutions) in 2000, Sheryl was clinical director of the Southern California Center for Reproductive Medicine for ten years, managing all aspects of the fertility treatment process in close collaboration with physicians, staff, counselors and other medical personnel. In this capacity, she was also responsible for training of the nursing staff and the coordination of patient care. Previous to establishing Elite Fertility Solutions, Sheryl designed, developed, staffed, licensed, and served as Director of the Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum unit at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. Sheryl worked at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in labor and delivery, overseeing the educational programs, and establishing protocols for all nurses in the high-risk perinatal unit. She was also a clinical nurse specialist at UCLA and Kaiser Permanente of Los Angeles.
In addition, she has served as a clinical nursing instructor at Saddleback College School of Nursing in Mission Viejo, California and has consulted for a variety of private medical organizations, training and educating nursing staff.
She has lectured extensively on a variety of reproductive topics. She is also involved with Fertile Hope, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility and wrote the introduction on a resource manual regarding egg donation and cancer survivors
She is a founding member of Circle 1000, an organization that is dedicated to raising funds to support Hoag Family Cancer Center in Newport Beach, California She has served as both underwriting and chairperson.
Sheryl holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado and a Masters of Science degree in Perinatology (high-risk obstetrics and the neonate) from the University of Illinois.
Her professional growth in the field of reproductive health care is continued through her involvement as a professional member of:
- American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM),
- The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART),
- The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE),
- Resolve – The National Infertility Association
- SEEDS – Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy
- Path 2 Parenthood