Job: Admission Counselor
Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa
Major: Business Administration
Alma Mater: Truman State University
What do Shari and corn have in common? They were both raised in Iowa
Surgeries that Shari has had? Open heart surgery and ACL surgery
Where does much of Shari's extended family live? The Philippines
Shari Outside the Office
MA, Leadership - Higher Education - Truman State University
BA, Business Administration – Truman State University
Shari graduated from Truman State University in December 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. As a student, she was an active member of Cardinal Key (national honor society), Tau Lambda Sigma (local service sorority), Sigma Delta Pi (national collegiate Hispanic honor society), Student Ambassadors, and Homecoming Committee. She also spent a summer in Costa Rica through a faculty-led study abroad program and is an AmeriCorps alumna.
Shari is based on-campus and meets with students and their families. She is also the behind-the-scenes wonder woman who organizes Saturday Showcase Events, plans Summer Orientation, and manages the Student Ambassador team. When she is not in the office, Shari enjoys singing, Netflix documentaries, road trips, and spending time with family and friends. She is an ESFJ and never says no to a good cup of coffee (or two).
Born and raised in Iowa, Shari attended Ankeny High School in Ankeny, IA.