About Sharon Griggs

Sharon has led teams and mentored individual managers to success throughout her 16-year career in general management, international business development, strategic planning and marketing with AirTouch Communications, which later became Verizon Wireless. She engineered the successful turnarounds of two major business units for which she had full P&L (profit and loss) responsibility. In her work with AirTouch/Verizon, she applied her training in Total Quality Management (TQM) principles. She has additional experience in banking and publishing.

She has been responsible for:

  • Start-up planning and coordination
  • Improvement of employee effectiveness
  • Leading business turnarounds
  • Business unit re-engineering
  • International business development

Her academic credentials include:

  • MBA, Harvard University
  • MA, Sociology, University of California
  • Certificate of Graduation from Corporate Coach U, an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program

Sharon is a member of the Board of Directors of the Professional Coaches and Mentors Association and was recently quoted extensively in the Wall Street Journal. In addition to her private practice, Sharon works as an adjunct coach for Right Management.