Sharon H. Linhart

Chair Elect

Sharon Linhart founded Linhart Public Relations and built it into the most recognized public relations firm in the Rocky Mountain region. She is a recognized expert in strategic communications and reputation management.

Sharon has received many professional awards and served in numerous  public relations industry leadership positions. She brings her business acumen, communications expertise, and love for Colorado and the West as a trusted adviser, community leader and loyal friend to the organizations she serves.

Originally from Greeley, Linhart received her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with honors from the University of Wyoming and completed her post-graduate studies in community relations at Boston College. She also earned accreditation in public relations from the Universal Accreditation Board.

Sharon loves Iyengar yoga. She and her husband, Jerry, raise koi fish (both indoors and out) and share their home with two really cool, crazy cats.

Community Involvement:

  • Junior Achievement, board member
  • Boy Scouts, board member
  • Mountain States Employers Council, former board member
  • Craig Hospital Foundation, former board member
  • Women’s Forum, former board member

Favorite Colorado Experience:

Seeing Longs Peak every day reminds me of my memorable attempt to summit that mountain years ago! I learned about my fear of depths on that hike!

Favorite Season:

I love all four seasons in Colorado, but I especially love autumn—fall colors, football and kids going back to school.