As Vice President of Healthcare at Columbia, Sharon has built a successful career on integrity, passion for winning, and hard work. Sharon earned her MBA at Boston College and her Construction Management degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology. With almost 30 years of construction experience, Sharon has cultivated a diverse portfolio of satisfied healthcare clients including, Mass General Brigham, Maine Medical Center, Beth Israel Lahey Health, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, MelroseWakefield Hospital, and Fenway Health. She works closely with the Columbia team to bring best practices, organization, and innovation to all projects.
A strong role model in the construction industry, Sharon is continually recognized for her dedication and tremendous efforts. In 2021 Boston Real Estate Times named her one of the ten outstanding women leaders in commercial real estate. She was recognized twice by her alma mater for her extensive volunteerism and exceptional leadership; in 2020, Sharon was awarded the Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Alumni Association Phillip J. Brooks Alumni Leadership Award, and in 2013 she received the distinguished “Woman of the Year” award. Supporting her colleagues and sharing her knowledge is of the highest importance to Sharon. Her extensive volunteer efforts reach many industry organizations including, the National Association of Women in Construction, Wentworth Institute of Technology’s University Advisor Committee, the Construction Management Industry Advisory Board, and the Massachusetts Girls in Trades Advisory Board. She is also a member of Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s Engineering Council and New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society’s Supporting Member Liaison to the Board of Directors.
Sharon enjoys traveling and weaving in historical and educational experiences for her family when she is not in the office. During her career, Sharon managed work in North Africa for 15 years, and she was able to return there for a family Safari in the summer of 2018.