MILESTONES

  • 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

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

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.

PERSONAL NOTES

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.

KEY STRENGTHS

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

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