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Sharon is an energetic professional with 40+ years of  marketing experience. Her clients have included such industries as federal and state government; banking and utilities; corporate and non-profits, to name a few. A recognized expert in public relations, marketing and training, Sharon has a Masters Degree in Applied Organizational Management and has presented at national and regional conferences.


Ms. Cannon came to the Chattanooga Small Business Development Center for help in 1999 when she decided to start her own business. She had been doing event planning and public relations work as a volunteer for many years and wanted to start her own company. Her relationship with the SBDC began with counseling on doing a business plan and setting fees and she continues to utilize the services. She now volunteers her time and services to other SBDC clients with marketing problems.


Sharon is an active member of several associations, including:


Tennessee Small Business Development Center  (Marketing Counselor)

Board Member of Public Relations Society of America

Association of Fund Raising Professionals 

Member of American Society of Training and Development

Covenant College  Adjunct Instructor

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