Marketing and Communications Office

Ms. Sharon Foote

Ms. Sharon Foote

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

Holbrook Building


About Me

I have always loved words and stories. My older brother taught me to read before I entered kindergarten. That may explain why I’ve spent my professional life in careers that involve reading, writing, and communication.

I started as an anchor/reporter in radio and TV news, worked for the next six years as the political campaign director for Mecklenburg County’s highest elected official, then was a public information specialist for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services (flood safety and water pollution information) for 10 years. Now I work with a great team of talented people in Wingate University’s marketing and communications department.

My husband and I have lived in Charlotte since 1988. He works for Wells Fargo. We have a son who lives in the mountains west of Denver, Colorado, and a daughter in Wingate’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. I enjoy gardening, taking our husky for walks and love good friends, good books, and good wine.

Outstanding Achievement Award for Communication, Mecklenburg County, Water & Land Resources Division

President’s Award for Excellence in Communication

National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies Exceptional Merit Award

National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies Superior Award

National Association of County Information Officers UPI Individual Achievement in Broadcasting Award