Shari has over 25 years of international financial, non-profit and administrative management experience with companies ranging in size from $35MM - $150B. Prior to joining Room to Read, she served as CFO at Niman Ranch, Wordwise, Inc. and most recently with One Medical Group – all for-profit companies but with important social missions as well.
Prior to that, she provided international financial and administrative management to best in class global branded companies, including Gap, PepsiCo and GM. She was one of the San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business in 2012. Shari’s non-profit experience includes chairing the boards of both JVS (Jewish Vocational Service) and the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, and actively supporting startups with a focus on increasing capital for women entrepreneurs. Her academic pedigree includes courses at Harvard, an MBA from Georgetown and a BA from American University.