Sharon L. Gish, Senior Counsel
Sharon Gish is senior counsel with Netzel Grigsby Associates who coaches colleges and nonprofit organizations to success in board and staff leadership, fund development, and multi-million dollar capital campaigns. Sharon’s approach is focused on developing strategies which set organizations up for long-term success.
Sharon is passionate about the impact nonprofit organizations, and their volunteer board leaders, make in their community. She knows that careful planning and well thought out strategies are essential to transforming organizations. With NGA, Sharon helped Mills College raise $9 million for its capital campaign and is guiding Big Sur Land Trust toward its $7 million campaign goal.
Sharon is known for building strong teams that are focused and efficient in achieving desired goals whether she is coaching a college team to a National Championship or as CEO of a successful nonprofit. Under her leadership, the Central Coast YMCA completed a successful $10.5 million capital campaign and received the YMCA’s Eagle Award, the highest honor given for excellence in fundraising.
Sharon holds a B.S. degree from Ursinus College and a M.Ed. from Lehigh University.