Professor Sharp is General Counsel at Optoro, Inc., a company using innovative technology to help its clients manage excess and returned inventory.

Previously she held the role of Special Counsel to Board Member Ferguson at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Assistant General Counsel at Sallie Mae, Inc., Associate at Williams & Connolly LLP and as a judicial law clerk to Judge Sidney H. Stein in the Southern District of New York. Professor Sharp is both a lawyer and a CPA. She is a graduate of Stanford University Law School, holds a master’s degree in accounting from American University, and a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. She also serves as an adjunct instructor at American University’s Kogod School of Business in Accounting and Business Law, Ethics and Governance.