• First in her family to graduate from college
  • Moved to San Diego on her own after living in Arkansas for over 25 years
  • Has kept over 100 plants alive and well


Shari holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a minor in criminology/sociology. She worked in retail for nearly a decade. She also worked for a school district as a behavioral instructor and case manager, then later for the state of Arkansas as a family service worker.


Shari enjoys reading, photography, poetry, and crafting. When she has the chance, she loves going to the movies, cooking, and spending time with friends and her fetch-loving cat, Freckles.


  • Self-aware team player
  • Desire to learn and succeed
  • Quirky and compassionate
  • Big picture thinker


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