Sharon Miller is the Chief Executive Officer of Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center.
She has served in this position since 1999.
During Sharon's tenure, Renaissance
added its second location, Renaissance Bayview (formerly the Bayview Business Resource Center) merged with Start Up
, the only micro-enterprise organization in the Mid-Peninsula
, expanded its small business incubator from 14 to 30 tenants, became a US Small Business Administration Women's Business Center
, launched an instructor-led online business planning class to reach potential entrepreneurs regardless of their geographic location, and will be opening our fourth center in San Rafael
to serve Marin County.
In 2012, under Sharon's leadership, Renaissance
opened its fourth location -- a small business development center in San Rafael
In addition to her 25+ years of experience in the non-profit sector, Sharon co-owned and co-founded Travel Systems, an international travel wholesaler in New York City.
Sharon is the past Chair of CAMEO (California Association of Micro-Enterprise Organizations), a founder and former co-chair of the San Francisco Economic Development Association (SFEDA) a board member of the Association of Women's Business Centers and a member of the JP Morgan Chase Community Advisory Board.
received the 2011 US Small Business Administration Women's Business Champion of the Year Award, a 2010 National Women's History Month History Makers Powerful Women of the Bay Award, and the 2009 National Association of Women Business
Owners (NAWBO), San Francisco Chapter Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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