sharon tunstall

Sharon Tunstall Bio

Sharon Tunstall knows what it takes to get the most out of your talent.

With over 25 years experience as a senior Human Resources professional. Sharon began her business career with a global advertising agency where she initially managed all training and development and subsequently became the corporate head of HR. 

Following her first agency assignment Sharon held senior HR roles at Nike, the Times Mirror Co. and Universal Music where she was the corporate North American head. After Universal Music Group Sharon returned to the advertising/media space where she was the global head of HR at Initiative Media (IPG). Sharon’s last advertising experience was at Grupo Gallegos, a privately held multicultural agency, where she grew and strengthened the organization as the Chief Talent Officer.

Sharon has managed and led all of the functions within human resources with emphasis on the strategic aspect including performance and talent management, rewards and compensation, training and development, executive coaching, recruitment and organizational design and effectiveness. Sharon has channeled her passion for business and managing talent into becoming an excellent coach and mentor as well as business colleague. 

In early 2013 Sharon started her consulting practice focusing on leadership development, talent management, organizational effectiveness and executive coaching. Today, she is now a Director of Client Services for Connect the Dots Consulting, utilizing her powerful blend of traits – flexibility, tenacity, warmth and strategic acumen – to help our clients achieve their performance goals.  

She brings extensive strategic HR expertise to her coaching and consultancy practice. She is certified as a practitioner of Emotional Intelligence (EQi 2.0) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR 2.0.)  She has also developed programs that focus on Millennials in the business environment and what it takes to integrate them for success.

Prior to entering the business arena Sharon was a professor of Political Science and holds both a Masters and Ph.D degree.  She is originally from Houston and currently splits her time between New York and Michigan where she shares a home with her husband.

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