Sharon started her career in finance through the stock brokerage world. Earning her Series 7 and 63 licenses, she advanced through the industry into management. Then pivoted to join an interior design firm where she grew to become their Chief Financial Officer. Her career span brought a depth of experience in the AEC industry as over the years she supported a computer engineering firm, a construction firm, an architecture firm and a design build manufacturing company. Sharon impacted each company by providing valuable insights through developing forward-looking predicative models and activity-based financial analyses. She is a valued member of senior leadership teams bringing a financial lens perspective to strategic planning.
When she’s not enamored with numbers and playing with spreadsheets, Sharon enjoys adventuring with family, friends and her little dog, Leonardo. She also volunteers as a community leader serving as the Philadelphia Regional Contact for Burning Man.
“We should attempt to bring nature, houses, and human beings together in a higher unity.”
-Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
What’s the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done?
Got certified in alligator wrestling
You’re forced to carry around a boombox for the rest of your life and you can only play one song. What song do you pick?
“She’s on Fire” by Something Underground…they are a local Colorado band and they wrote the song about me. I used to fire dance on stage with them to my song.
Thing you like most about architecture?
It’s functional art
Dream vacation place you have never been?
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Finland…I want to sleep in a glass igloo under the northern lights
Do you have any unusual skills or talents?
Mountaineering (rock and ice) & Circus Arts (stilt walking and fire dancing)