Sharon Wells is a versatile communications professional experienced in assessing and meeting a wide variety of communications requirements. Before joining L. Wolfe Communications, she spent 15 years in writing, editing and communications positions with The Boeing Company and with a small daily newspaper.
Sharon has a long history of providing counsel, developing plans and products and otherwise supporting internal customers in communicating company messages. She has written, edited and managed countless publications, including newsletters, magazines, software documents, procedures and brochures. She has led teams of writers, editors, graphic designers and other publishing personnel through the publishing process – consistently on time and within budget.
As a communications manager, she created and executed communications plans and directed upper management in best practices to convey corporate messages. She coordinated approvals of internal and external publications and presentations and arranged media interviews.
As a writer/editor, Sharon is a skilled professional whether producing correspondence for top company executives, news and feature stories for company and union newspapers, training manuals for factory employees, or technical documents for government-contracted proposals.
She developed, wrote and published the Boeing Business Editing Guide, a style and grammar guide used companywide, and created a communications package to help managers communicate more effectively with their employees. Her writing and editing expertise has taken her to numerous locations to develop government-contracted proposals, including Space Station and Federal Telecommunications System 2000.
Sharon also donated her skills to promoting Washington Special Olympics summer and winter games for several years. She has received numerous awards from the International Association of Business Communicators and the Society for Technical Communication.
Before joining The Boeing Company, Sharon was a reporter/photographer for The North Idaho Press, a daily newspaper in Wallace, Idaho, where she earned awards from the Idaho Newspaper Association. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash.
Sharon lives in a suburb of Seattle with her husband, two children and two bunnies.