Sharon began training Yang style Tai Chi Chuan and QiGong in 2016 under Sifu Henry Patterson at ECMA and continues private lessons with Sifu Patterson in South Walton County. Sharon trains under the Honey Badger Martial Arts System of Tai Chi Chuan.
She began her training in Iaido under Grand Master Cayer in 2017. Sharon currently holds a blue belt and continues to train while assisting in ECMA management, marketing ECMA programs, and business development.
Sharon received her BSBA from University of Southern Mississippi and her MBA from University of West Florida. Her 34-year career took Sharon from manufacturing, healthcare administration, and the University of West Florida’s SBDC as a Certified Business Consultant where she assisted over 1,000 small business owners in business development before retiring in 2017.
Sharon found her passion for martial arts through her grandson and had always known she would love the arts. At 57, she began her training and knew she had found a lifelong passion.
Sharon is married with three adult children and six grandchildren spread from Fort Walton Beach and Jacksonville, Florida to Wake Forest, North Carolina.