Sharon B. Jones is a personal finance expert, educator and motivational speaker. A “Financial
Life Coach” who is mission driven to help people succeed. With more than 25 years as a
licensed and certified financial professional, Sharon has a passion to see lives transformed
and has been the motivating factor for many individuals and families to turn their financial
setbacks into spiritual and financial victories.

She has been recognized by former President Bush’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy for co-facilitating their first White House Roundtable on Financial Literacy and national initiatives to promote better money management skills in America. Her dedicated work contributed to the development of the Council’s first Annual Report to the President.

She has worked at some of the largest financial institutions in the New York and Washington, D.C. areas, including Chase Manhattan and Citibank, which aligned with her mission and life’s purpose. At Citibank, she gained recognition in management and in company-wide programs focused on best practice financial solutions and financial education. In 1980, her efforts began to include youth empowerment; and then in 2006, advocacy of character education as it relates to financial literacy.

As an adjunct professor and financial life coach at a Maryland College, Sharon has helped adult students improve their economic outlook and feel confident to achieve their personal goals as well as helped parents become a money-management role model and teacher for their children. Young people, from middle to high school students, have benefited from her personal finance classes about getting a budget plan early in life.

Sharon B. Jones is an ordained minister, who delivers faith-based financial solutions for churches; married in 1982 and a joyful parent. She earned her B.A. degree in Communications at Temple University, but it was her internship within consumer banking during her years of study that set her on course in the financial industry. She has maintained industry licenses: Series 6 and 63; Life, Health, and Variable Insurance; and has certifications in Consumer Credit and Mortgage Lending.