Sharon is an award-winning association executive who proudly serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer for DHI - Door Security + Safety Professionals and Door Security & Safety Foundation. She has served both organizations for over 11 years, successfully leading wide-scale strategic, operational and cultural change, improving their value propositions, relevance, and profitability.
Sharon also serves as adjunct faculty at Georgetown University's Institute of Transformational Leadership and as a leader within SmithBucklin, an association management company, supporting clients on their diversity, equity and inclusion journeys.
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Sharon partners as an organizational consultant, facilitator, speaker and executive coach with clients in the non-profit and for-profit sectors, both domestically and internationally. She supports her clients' goals of transformational change with authenticity, passion, collaboration and mindfulness. Sharon uses proven methodologies and leading-edge thought leadership, integrating lenses for diversity, equity and inclusion to meet clients where they are and creating goals to evolve.
Sharon’s career has always focused on opportunities to be a change leader and storyteller in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., having previously worked as a documentary television/film producer and actor for over a decade, including several television series for The History Channel, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet.
Sharon has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation, an Executive Certificate from Georgetown University in Organizational Consulting and Change Leadership and her B.F.A. from the State University of New York, Purchase College, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Sharon was named a Leader of Distinction by DigitalNow and is a proud ASAE Diversity Executive Leadership Program alumni.
Sharon enjoys giving back to the communities that have nurtured her, serving as a volunteer for ASAE’s CAE prep course, ASAE Foresight Works Advisory Committee, and ASAE’s Association Management Company Professional Advisory Council. Sharon has also served as Strategic Partnerships Chair for the Chesapeake Bay Organizational Development Network.
Sharon is a native Washingtonian who currently resides in her hometown and looks forward to being able to travel the world once again when it’s safe. In the meanwhile, her broadcast skills come in handy with remote facilitations requiring an on-camera approach that still offers deep connection. Get in touch to share the changes you are considering for your organization and Sharon will be happy to explore how she can support your goals.
Sharon is the embodiment of executive leadership and believes in encouraging her clients to seek their best self not only professionally but personally. She brings her authentic self to each session and at the conclusion of our intense conversations I always learn something new about myself and how I can apply what I have learned to my career.
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