Sharon is an international tax expert, US certified public accountant, dual American/British citizen and founder of Grow Great Britain®.
Sharon is responsible for developing the Member Network, Workshops & Events and 1-1 Consultancy programmes which have prepared hundreds of UK businesses to succeed across the pond. She provides free 1-1 consultation to all Grow Great Britain® Members. She also oversees a related initiative to help US companies expand to the UK.
The UK's first business member network of its kind. Exclusively for UK business owners and key employees interested in or currently preparing for transatlantic expansion. Members have access to leading professional expert advice and services which lead to a measurable ROI.
Workshops & Events
Members receive FREE entry to all member-only events and 25% off all expert workshops. Select workshops and events are available to non-members for a charge.
Members receive 2 free 30-minute subject matter expert telephone consultations per year. Also available to non-members for a charge.
"IF I HAD NINE HOURS TO CHOP DOWN A TREE, I'D SPEND THE FIRST SIX SHARPENING MY AXE."
Education & Qualifications
US Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Florida Board of Accountancy2002
A CPA is certified and/or licensed by a United States state authority (i.e., state board of accountancy) to practice accounting.
Grow Great Britain® provides unrivalled expert professional advice and services to UK businesses looking to enter the US market through workshops, 1-1 consultation and the UK's first business-owner member network of its kind.
Membership affords UK business owners the unique opportunity to consult directly with a trusted US CPA with extensive international and US State tax expertise based here in the UK - a skill set difficult to find outside of the Big 4 networks.
Senior Manager2010 - 2013
Sharon was a leading member of the Business Tax group to advise on dual US and UK tax matters (personal and business) specific to owner-managed businesses with links between the US and UK. She was promoted to Senior Manager in less than 1 year from joining the firm. Sharon was selected to represent the firm at Digital Shoreditch 2013 teaming with leading law firm, Fried Frank, to deliver a presentation on "Setting Up Your Business in the US."
Tax Manager, US Corporate Tax Services2007 - 2009
As part of Deloitte's International Bold Play Initiative, Sharon made a 2-year commitment to transfer to Deloitte's UK tax practice to join the highly regarded team of 50+ London-based professionals providing US tax advisory services to clients throughout the US and Europe. Sharon specialised in tax consultancy for private equity funds and large international businesses. She regularly reviewed the tax section of private placement memoranda to advise of the implications and structuring alternatives for potential new investors.
Tax Manager, US Comprehensive Tax Services2000 - 2007
USCTS is an elite national team of roughly 100 state tax practitioners specialising in high-value tax planning services to Fortune 500 companies throughout the US. Lean teams conduct in-depth week long reviews meeting with leaders across all business segments to identify structural reorganisation and refund review opportunities. Sharon joined the group as one of three interns in what used to be a Manager and above only group. She progressed rapidly and became the youngest person to reach Tax Manager in the business at the time.
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