Sharon directs strategic development and implementation of the Partnership’s public events to ensure they contribute to the vitality and positive activation of Downtown Denver. She is responsible for creative program management and development, fundraising, sponsorship development, operations management, and the development of corporate and community relationships. Sharon oversees the production of A Taste of Colorado, Parade of Lights, Skyline Beer Garden, Downtown Skating Rink, Grand Illumination, the Alley Art Program and the New Year’s Eve Fireworks. Sharon’s vision for Downtown Denver is an inclusive city that is full of vibrant public spaces for families and children to enjoy. In July 2014, she was nominated for the Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business Award and in December 2014, she was nominated for the Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award. She currently serves on the Board of the Metro Denver Sports Commission.