Sharon is the Senior Director of Community Engagement at Big Bend Hospice. For over 10 years, she has worked to ensure BBH’s brand, image, and “voice” are consistent with the organization’s mission to positively impact the way the community experiences serious illness or grief – one family at a time.
Sharon received a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Advertising from Georgia Southern University, along with an associate degree in Public Administration from Middle Georgia College. She earned a Certificate of Volunteer Administration (CVA), an international credential for practitioners in the field of volunteer engagement. She is recognized as a Dealing with Dementia facilitator with the Rosalyn Carter Institute.
A Georgia native, Sharon was the Manager of the Georgia-Pacific Foundation (GPF) where she had the unique opportunity to supervise volunteers during the 1996 Olympic and Para-Olympic games. While at GPF she served on a variety of boards including Zoo Atlanta, Trees Atlanta, and Atlanta Corporate Donors. After moving to Florida in 2001 and before joining BBH, Sharon was the Vice President and Development Director for Elder Care Services.
“I have always been in awe of the staff’s compassion toward patients-families and the wonderful reputation BBH has in the community. I am honored to be a part of BBH and our mission to care for those facing an advanced illness.”