Christine Sharer

Leadership Development & Strategic Planning


bio chrisChristine Sharer, CFRE, worked at the CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah for 21 years. She joined Pathway with an interest in leadership development: healthy team building with staff teams, succession planning with boards of directors, and executive placement and coaching.

She has an MA in Theatre from Northwestern University, and earlier in her career worked for 16 years as a tenured professor and theatre director, before moving to Utah in 1985. She has founded 2 nonprofits, and has also been an executive coach for the Fieldstone Foundation, an adjunct professor at the University of Utah, and has worked in a consulting capacity with many dozens of nonprofits. She served as a National Trainer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, conducting workshops and board retreats for chapters across the country in board development, strategic planning, fundraising, and program development.

Throughout her career in Utah, she has been active in the nonprofit community, serving as chair of the boards of both Utah Nonprofits Association and Utah Society of Fundraisers, and is a frequent presenter on organizational leadership, change management, and succession.