Chuck Sharp, President, ASBTA
Sharp, with over twenty-three years experience in management, marketing, marketing communications and partner relations, he was previously Vice President of the Information Technology Solution Providers Alliance (ITSPA). ITSPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and promotion of the use of technology to small and medium companies to solve business challenges. His leadership has resulted in over six billion impressions and coverage in numerous major media outlets.
During his career, he has worked with a variety of companies in the software, travel, telephone equipment, computer, manufacturing and communications industries. Sharp’s experience includes eighteen years with Hewlett-Packard, with responsibilities encompassing channel development, systems, digital solutions, storage technology and software, and enterprise and mid-market development. Sharp holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Science and Computer Systems from Oklahoma State University.
Ron Sharp, Ph.D., Director, Integrated Communications and Technology, ASBTA
ASBTA’s Director of Integrated Communications and Technology, Ron Sharp is responsible for website design, small business membership, online marketing, and travel technology. Ron’s background includes experience as an Internet Security Officer, public affairs officer, broadcast and print journalist, and talk show host. His background also includes enlisted and officer Marine Corps billets in aviation, public affairs, security and training. He has served on the executive board of the local Chamber of Commerce, holds a degree in communication, Counseling, and Counseling Psychology with certifications in education, school counseling, communications, chemical dependency, psychiatric assessment, & computer science. He currently also serves as an emergency medical responder and firefighter.