B.A. in Marketing and Supply Chain Management, University of Memphis
M.Ed in Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research, University of Memphis - in
Sharon D. Richardson has been a member of the Center for Athletic Academic Services
staff since May 2010 as the Administrative Associate. She was the former supervisor
of the Supply and Central Receiving Department of Physical Plant. She is also a member
of the local and National Association of Purchasing Professionals.
Sharon supports the mission of the CAAS department by supporting the Director and
Associate Director in preparing documents for recruiting certification of eligibility,
filing of waivers, and academic rules interpretation. Some of the other responsibilities
include managing the CAAS department budgets, human resource needs, liaison to the
Athletics Department, orientation for new employees and student-athletes. She works
to create an inviting environment and informative experience for each guest that visits
the Center for Athletic Academic Services.
Sharon is a proud life-long Memphian and enjoys swimming, music, cooking and traveling.
She volunteers her time with youth and adult groups regularly. She is a fair weather
fan of outdoor sports and especially enjoys watching football.
Sharon has the philosophical belief shared in the quote, "Nobody can go back and start
a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." Laura Ortiz