Sharon L. Wright
President and Owner
Sharon has more than 30 years experience in both corporate and agency Marketing Communications and Public Relations. She worked for two of the largest public relations firms in the world – Hill & Knowlton in their Atlanta, Honolulu and Newport Beach, CA offices serving clients across America and in the Asia Pacific Rim and Fleishman-Hillard in their Dallas office. Her agency account work included Mazda, IBM, Southwestern Bell, McDonald’s, and British Petroleum, among others.
Following her years in the agency world, she then joined the headquarters of Hyatt International where she opened more than 15 hotels outside the United States and trained public relations executives in four continents and more than a dozen countries. While at Hyatt International, Sharon authored a chapter about Public Relations in the Hospitality Industry in The Handbook of Strategic Communications and Integrated Public Relations by Clarke Caywood, a distinguished professor at the Medill School of Journalism, Media and IMC at Northwestern University.
Upon arriving in Northern Virginia in 1999, she served as Director of Internal Communications for Columbia Energy Group during a hostile takeover. She then joined AARP as Director of Member Events in Washington, DC organizing events for more than 30 million members across the United States.
Sharon has been the proud owner of her own Marketing and Public Relations consultancy based out of Loudoun County for more than 15 years.