Sharon Wang founded Pragmatic Strategy Company to partner with businesses who are striving for longevity as well as growth. Having spent over fifteen years in U.S. multi-national corporations improving business processes, inventing new functions, and communicating across regions and functions to advance business operations, Sharon has served as an external and internal auditor, worked as a management consultant in finance operations, and led teams as in-house system implementation and data managers. Sharon now brings her depth and breadth to privately-held and public-traded clients who are looking for sound long-term strategies and operations.
As a Taiwanese American, Sharon grew up in the Los Angeles area and is a proud alumna of Boston College and the University of Southern California. She earned a bachelor of science at the Carroll School of Management and MBA at Marshall, respectively. Sharon grew up participating in the performing and fine arts and brings creativity into how she innovates systems - regardless if that is in technology, processes, or people - to build longevity.
Sharon prioritizes volunteering with her local community and supporting the global community.
Colleen is a strategic, dynamic career and leadership coach with a passion for empowering individuals and businesses to leverage their strengths, achieve their leadership potential, develop their professional capabilities, and navigate increasingly complex business environments.
With over twenty years of experience in women's leadership, organizational change, strategic management, career coaching and staff development, she guides others to maximize potential, increase impact, and achieve greater job satisfaction. Her background includes extensive training development for in-person and e-learning experiences around women's leadership, strategic thinking, mentoring, career change, public speaking, and innovative leadership.
With a passion for working with career changers and designing individualized mentoring and training programs for organizations, she has worked with Fortune 500 companies, multiple chambers of commerce, independent private schools, large state universities, elite women’s colleges and many small businesses.
Colleen has been the recipient of two Turkeyland Cove Foundation fellowships and currently sits on the board of directors. She has taught at Holyoke Community College, Bay Path University and UMass Amherst. Colleen is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach, has a BA in psychology from Boston University, and an MS in nonprofit management from Bay Path University.