Shari is a wife and full-time mother of 3 sons, and married to her college sweetheart for 24 years.   She resides in North Little Rock, Arkansas, where she is active in her church, community, and sons’ schools.  Shari holds a BA in Journalism and Public Relations, with a minor in Music Education,  and has been in Women’s Ministry leadership for over 13 years, most recently as the former Director of Women’s Ministry in her church, and prior to that, served on the leadership team for an area moms ministry.   She currently serves as Chair for the Advisory Board for the Pruet School of Christian Studies at Ouachita Baptist University, and is a member of the OBU Board of Alumni. Shari is an accomplished pianist, and also enjoys opportunities to freelance as an accompanist and vocal coach.  She is Director of the Young Musicians choir at her home church.  Before her job as a stay-home mom, Shari enjoyed a career in Sales and Marketing with the Capital Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She pursues freelance consulting in women’s ministry, speaking, and writing opportunities and loves to encourage women of all ages to grow in every day life through a closer walk with God and with each other!