Sharon is the founder and president of SLS Consulting, LLC, a human resources services and training firm. SLS consultants assist corporations in managing their U.S. employees, with clients headquartered in the United States, the European Union, Asia and the United Kingdom. Sharon has 30 years’ experience in the HR field and has been a SHRM member since 1993. She is a proud member of the SHRM Advocacy Team and is an A-Team captain for her congressional district.
She has served on the South Carolina SHRM State Council for 11 years and was the 2014-2015 Director of SC SHRM. Sharon is also a past president of the Tri-County HR Management Association, a SHRM chapter in Charleston, SC.
Sharon has taught HR courses through Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC for 11 years, including the SHRM Learning System curriculum.
Sharon conducted webcasts in 2015 for SHRM on the topics of “Certification Preparation,” “The New SHRM Learning System from an Instructor’s Perspective,” “Investigations in the Workplace,” and “Effective Employee Training: Moving from Checking a Box to Changing Your Culture.”
She has been quoted as a Subject Matter Expert in local and national HR articles, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the NY Post, the Charleston Post and Courier, and the Washington Post as well as interviewed on local television broadcasts regarding HR issues.
In June, 2015 Sharon presented testimony before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. regarding “Retaliation in the Workplace: Causes, Remedies, and Strategies for Prevention.”
Sharon volunteers her time speaking to groups regarding domestic violence issues in the workplace. She is currently working with the South Carolina Domestic Violence Joint Task Force established by Governor Nikki Haley of SC to develop sample policies and guidelines to assist employers in helping their employees who are victims of domestic violence.