Sharon is the Vice President for Development at Cornell Tech, overseeing all fundraising efforts for the campus. Prior to joining Cornell, Sharon served as the Associate Dean for External Relations at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In this role, she provided strategic direction and leadership for both the offices of Alumni Relations and Development. Sharon came to the Graduate School of Business in 2004 as Director of Major Gifts, and subsequently served as Director of Campaign Giving, Director of Development and Associate Dean for Development, before assuming the role of Associate Dean for External Relations in May 2010.

Prior to joining Stanford, Sharon served as the Director of Development – Western Region for the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania for five years. She joined Wharton from the University of Chicago Graduate School Of Business, where she held a variety of positions within the development office over a period of more than six years. Sharon graduated from Brown University in 1990.