7541 Beaver Ridge Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37931
Phone: Phone: 865/385-9987
With a background in business start-up operations, Sharon's experience includes site research and development, forecasting, budget development, and marketing strategy and development.
experience as a business developer includes marketing and sales in the fields of human resources, technology based services, and small business.
has worked with several organizations designing accounting systems and financial reporting procedures and has been recruited several times to help organizations in areas of trouble-shooting and disaster recovery.
She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Tusculum College (Bachelor of Science) with a specialization in organizational management.
She earned her Master of Arts degree from Tusculum in human resource development (adult education).
She also holds an ABS degree in accounting.
Sharon is the Senior Marketing Consultant for Welcome Wagon serving the Greater Knoxville, Tennessee area.
was awarded the Welcome Wagon
2009 Circle of Excellence award for her
sales performance during 2008.
Founded in Memphis, Tennessee, Welcome Wagon
is the nation's oldest and largest new resident welcoming company.
works with business owners and professionals who want their companies introduced to these new families and helps the business owners grow their customer base by building relationships with these new families.
New York based, Move.com
and is the parent company for Welcome Wagon
Sharon is the former Knox County Tennessee Commissioner for the Sixth District.
Before this position, she was Director of Business Development for the ScanStore, a document management solutions company in downtown Knoxville.
At ScanStore she
handled marketing, account development, and community relations for the company.
As the former Manager of Business Development for Fountainhead College of Technology, Sharon developed the Professional Development curriculum for the college and worked to help graduates of the college find employment.
Sharon gained experience with career management while working with Right Management Consultants , an international outplacement firm for several years.
She was Vice President of Business Development for RMC and covered the East Tennessee region.
helped downsized employees find new employment and learn life-skills to manage their careers.
Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sharon is married to former Knox County Commissioner, Mark Cawood, and they reside in the Karns Community.
has two children, Shaun and Kimberly and two grandchildren, Nikki and Alyssa.