Sharon Lawrence

Sharon Lawrence
Chief People Officer


As Chief People Officer, Sharon is responsible for managing Aspire’s People Team to include talent management, organization development, compensation/benefits and HR operations. In her role, Sharon also oversees Information Technology for the organization.

Sharon is responsible for building the HR infrastructure by applying best practices to enable Aspire’s growth strategy, which will be achieved through effective internal and external partnerships built on trust, accountability and excellence. Sharon strives to create exceptional employee experiences through People Team programs and processes, which has a direct impact on the individuals we serve.

Before joining Aspire, Sharon was a HR Executive at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Prior to that she held HR leadership roles in financial services, hospitality and consulting.

Sharon holds a BS from the University of Illinois and a MS from Northwestern University.

What are some strategic goals specific to your role? Adopting technology and process improvements to enable efficiencies and enhance capabilities to support Aspire’s growth strategy,

What’s your favorite book or movie? Marvel movies and Rom-coms

What’s currently on your playlist? Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Panic at the Disco, Little Big Town, Elton John