Sharon Harris – Board Chair
Sharon Harris is the Chief Marketing Officer positioning Jellyfish as a global partner in digital marketing and transformation. A digital partner to some of the world’s leading brands, including Uber, eBay, Disney, Spotify, Nestlé, Ford, Aviva, and ASOS. Sharon oversees global marketing strategy across forty offices.
Sharon has over twenty years of extensive experience leading teams and pioneering advertising innovation to accelerate global expansion. She has managed substantial accounts and projects for T-Mobile, Reuters, Sirius Satellite Radio, IAC, and Discovery Networks. She has worked with four billion in P & L.
Before joining Jellyfish, Sharon served as VP, Alliance Relationships at Deloitte. She managed both the Google Cloud Alliance and the Google Marketing Platform Alliance, which comprised over four thousand practitioners across fifty countries. While at Microsoft, Sharon led successful launch of an advertising platform for over a billion users.
Currently, Sharon serves as chair of the SISGI Group, Beyond Good Ideas Foundation Board, and Vice-Chair of IGNITE National. She is the also board chair for Seattle’s Be Bold Now Annual International Women’s Day celebration. She also serves as an Advisor to the Marcus Graham Project. Sharon holds a Literature degree from NYU. She was recognized as a Future is Female 2020 Award in Advertising Week New York. Sharon currently resides in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Sarah Sosbe – Board Secretary
Sarah Sosbe is the Principal of The Institute for Environmental Learning, a K-8 school located in the Fordham Heights area of the Bronx. Serving students, families, and staff, Sarah supports the teaching and learning, operational functioning, and development of positive school culture. Before joining PS/MS 15, Sarah was an Assistant Principal serving the students and families of the Bronx Academy for Multi-Media, a middle school located in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. In this role, Sarah provided instructional support, oversight, and coaching for the ELA, ENL, and Social Studies departments. Additional responsibilities included the coordination of teacher recruitment and hiring, liaison to the Director of School Renewal (DSR), Student Support team member, and school-wide staff development.
Prior to taking on her role at BAMM, Sarah served as an administrator for District 8, first in the role of Teacher Development and Evaluation Coach (TDEC) and then as DSR. As TDEC she provided coaching support for school leadership as they navigate the NYS teacher evaluation and development process. In addition to this role, Sarah served as facilitator of professional learning for her District through school leader workshops, coordination of the District’s Chancellors Innovation Fund Grant partnership with the New York Historical Society, district-wide teacher workshops, and various other areas. After four years in the TDEC role, Sarah engaged in the role of DSR, specifically providing support to the four renewal schools in the district – one of which she went on to serve as Assistant Principal.
After graduating high school with International Baccalaureate diploma, she went on to earn a B.A in English and History with a minor in Ethnic Studies from the University of Colorado and then accepted into the Teach for America organization. During her tenure in the classroom as a middle school ELA and Social Studies teacher, she earned an M.S. in Teaching Adolescent Literacy and an M.S. in Education Administration and Supervision, both from Fordham University. Additionally, she was invited to return to TFA and served as a staff developer, training cohorts of new teachers preparing to support NYC students. While working with the District team, Sarah returned to Fordham and completed an Advanced Certificate in School District Leadership. Sarah has a deep interest in educational equity and in her various roles supports and encourages strategies and systems that enhance cognitive engagement and high expectations for all students regardless of their background, socio-economic status, gender, or age.
Kimberly D. Wise, MPH
Kimberly Wise has a wealth of experience working with health care associations, non-profit organizations, federal and state government agencies, pharmaceutical companies and Fortune 500 corporations. Her career has included work on chronic diseases (including obesity, diabetes, asthma and cardiovascular disease), cancer, women’s health, mental health and gastroenterology.
She is currently employed at the Chandler Chicco Companies (CCC) where she works on important healthcare issues of the day including obesity, childhood asthma and nutrition. She has worked with the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance to develop research, programs and policy recommendations to address barriers to progress on obesity and its related conditions; The Coca-Cola Company’s Live Positively initiatives to promote healthy active lifestyles to consumers; and, with the Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. on combating childhood asthma in local communities.
Prior to joining CCC, Kimberly worked for several non-profit health organizations and leading public relations agencies including the American Gastroenterological Association, the National Breast Cancer Coalition, Manning Selvage & Lee, Ketchum Public Relations and Burson Marsteller. Her work at these organizations has included an educational program for low-income women and families participating in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program in the state of Texas; education and promotion programs for the National Cancer Institute; a program in conjunction with the University of Maryland’s Cooperative Extension to promote healthy eating habits among elementary school-aged children; pre-FDA approval campaigns for drugs to treat major depressive disorder and colorectal cancer; and public education and awareness campaigns for Aetna.
She has also played a major role in leading and executing media outreach strategies for her clients including placements in top-tier media outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post and TODAY Show; wire outlets like Reuters and The Associated Press; online outlets like The Huffington Post, WebMD and HealthDay News; and, multicultural outlets like Essence Magazine, Honey Magazine, Ebony Magazine, TheRoot.com, National Newspaper Publishers Association/BlackPressUSA.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, and a Master of Public Health in Global Health Promotion from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
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Robert Bailey – Pro Bono Fiscal Advisor, Accountant
Robert Bailey is a Certified Public Accountant and owner of Robert E. Bailey Tax, Accounting, and Consulting Services. A licensed CPA since 1974, he has provided services to small businesses, individuals, national and international nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and large companies over the course of his career. He has professional experience working in the banking and savings and loans industries including small business and corporate lending. Mr. Bailey has skills in financial business planning, audits, and financial system design for large and small businesses. He also served as the CFO for a national nonprofit youth-serving organization, serves on the board for several nonprofit organizations, and has served the probate court system as a court-appointed financial professional advocate, managing the affairs of incapacitated individuals. He supports the SISGI Beyond Good Ideas Foundation by providing advice and strategy to inform our accounting, financial management, and fiscal structure to sustain our hybrid operating model between the for-profit and nonprofit divisions.