Sharon Kent is the Southern Region Operations Manager of NeighborWorks America in Atlanta, GA and has served in this position since 2009. In this position, she manages operational and grant budgets for the Region; manages technical assistance process from application through implementation to evaluation; manages physical office facility; develops and implements internal systems to increase efficiencies and effectiveness; provides special project assistance to the Regional Vice President; conducts data analysis and compilation; and manages the Regional Coordinator staff position.
Kent began her career with NeighborWorks America 2004 in its corporate office in Washington, DC and has held various positions with increasing responsibility.
Prior to NeighborWorks America, Kent spent 20+ years in technology sales with various government contractors to include General Dynamics, Federal Systems, Inc., and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Kent has had extensive training throughout her career in accounting, business and financial management and practices, and is finishing her management certificate with Emory University.