Board Chair / MACU
Sharon Cook was recruited to serve as senior vice president of marketing and public relations at Mountain America Credit Union in December 2009. She is responsible for the company’s marketing and public relations departments, overseeing strategy development and implementation, brand management, community affairs and member acquisition. She is an experienced executive with extensive knowledge of marketing technologies, real estate, and financial services. Sharon is recognized among her peers and competitors as having a unique ability to successfully grow organizations while simultaneously developing leaders within these companies. She has been instrumental in assisting employees at several premier organizations achieve their career aspirations. Sharon has been a brand strategist in the print and marketing technology sector as Director of Marketing for the global AlphaGraphics franchise; she also led the marketing activities for Utah’s Coldwell Banker Real Estate Brokerage during the economic downturn and has worked extensively in the financial services industry having served as Director of Brand Strategy at Beneficial Financial Services where she was employed for 11 years. Sharon is highly active in community volunteerism, and has served on committees or in board positions for the Utah Technology Council, American Heart Association, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Primary Children’s Medical Center, Coldwell Banker Community Foundation, Community Treatment Alternatives, Boys and Girls Club, United Way and numerous others. Sharon is a graduate of Westminster College, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in communications and public relations. She also holds an associate of science degree in business from LDS Business College. She is married with four sons.