Sharon Todd is Founder and CEO of Power Strides™ LLC, a coaching and consulting company that specializes in People and Business Development. As a leader, Sharon is a highly sought after coach and mentor given her ability to motivate and inspire everyone she works with. She also has a proven track record in working collaboratively, strong negotiation skills and flexibility across different work styles. It is this passion, energy and corporate savvy that make her an excellent Career and Executive Coach. In addition, Sharon is a guest lecturer and workshop facilitator at several universities and organizations such as Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Indeed.com and University of Cincinnati.
Her expertise as a Coach includes but not limited to DiSC, Emotional Intelligence, Personal Branding, Building Sustainable Change using Four C’s of Change©, Organizational Leadership, Cultural Differences, and Executive Presence.
In addition, Sharon is an experienced and consumer-focused Executive in the Consumer Packaged Goods arena with over 15 years of experience with blue chip companies such as PepsiCo and Unilever. She has extensive analytical knowledge and a unique combination of expertise in Sales and Marketing, leveraging Category Management, Shopper and Multicultural Insights, and Shopper Marketing to drive growth at premier Consumer Products Companies. She leverages this experience to help Small and Micro Companies as well as established brands build their Marketing and Sales Strategy.
Sharon has a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She also holds a Certificate in Life and Career Planning, a Certificate in Coaching from New York University, Certified in DiSC training, is a member of ICF (International Coach Federation) and NEW (Network of Executive Women). She currently lives in Stamford, CT, holds a leadership role in the Greater Stamford Toastmasters Club and in her spare time volunteers with the Literacy Volunteers of America.