Sharon Grandberry Burton is the CEO of Grandberries Consulting Group, Inc. and is responsible for managing the daily operations of the company, creating and executing long-term strategies for all interactions with clients, employees, sponsors, and partnerships. Sharon is GCG’s primary decision maker setting the tone for the company’s values, ethics and culture.
Sharon has a long and distinguished track record of success and personifies the commitment that GCG has to delivering the highest quality, a variety of many services to clients in various industries. She has built a reputation for strong work ethic, results-oriented methodologies, and has an exceptional ability to maintain client relationships. Prior to creating GCG, Sharon has worked for several years of experience in the consultative services industry. She has worked for numerous Fortune 500 companies in the national, private, and public sectors of Atlanta. She has received honors and awards for professional achievements in several local and national publications and business affiliations. She was featured in Black Enterprise Magazine, “Career Management.” American Society for Training and Development, ASTD Career Corner. She was spotlighted in 2003, in the Atlanta Business Journal, as a Woman on the Move, she was named Cambridge Who’s Who of Professional and Executive Woman, June 2004 and Named Who’s Who, Empire Executives, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs August 2004. She received the distinction of being named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2007. Sharon is a speaker in the local Atlanta community and has appeared as a guest panelist on the talk show “Working it Out” with host Twanda Joseph. Speaker for INROADS Atlanta. Television personality on behalf of the charity Students Without Mothers.
In 2000, she was named the recipient of the InfiStar Corporation, Award of Excellence in Leadership. She was the recipient of the 2004 Distinguished Young Alumni award presented by President Jennings at the University of Evansville for Outstanding Service and Career Achievement. She serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Evansville Alumni Association, Board of Directors for the National Black MBA Association, and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
As an actress, Sharon made her acting debut in the Mid-West Alliance for Fine Arts production of The Angela Davis Story where she starred as the lead actress Angela Yvonne Davis. Sharon has also stared in feature film productions, Saving the Lives of Children and Three Can Play That Game, starring Vivicia Foxx. She was also signed to BM Talent Agency.
Sharon earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Evansville and holds three post graduate degrees, an MBA, a Masters in Human Resources, and a Masters in Project Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sharon is the author of an upcoming soon to be released book, Grand Bridal Showers. Sharon resides in Atlanta, Georgia and enjoys spending time with her husband, DeNorrise Burton and their daughter.
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