12485843_10153372604735959_6585574899714583960_oShari is a wife and full-time mother of 3 sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law, and married to her college sweetheart for 27 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 16 years, as the former Director of Women’s Ministry in her church.  Shari serves as an area representative for the Arkansas Baptists WEMLT  (Women’s Enrichment Ministry Leadership Team).  She currently serves as Chair for the Advisory Board for the Pruet School of Christian Studies at Ouachita Baptist University, and President of the OBU Board of Alumni.   She has been featured as a guest on Christian Women Affiliate (CWA) radio program, “My Journey of Faith”, and is a contributing writer for Arkansas Faith and Family magazine.  Shari is an accomplished pianist, and also enjoys opportunities to freelance as an accompanist and vocal coach.  She is Director of the Kids 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!