Sharon Portrait

About Sharon

Experienced as office manager since 1994, Sharon also provides administrative, marketing, and clerical support to engineering projects since 1988. Her experience with civil engineering is supplemented by her six years serving in the U.S. Coast Guard as a telecommunication specialist with a top secret clearance.

Professional Experience

  • Traffic Data Collection support for several commercial and residential projects located in Northampton, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, and Berks Counties, in Pennsylvania.
  • Conducted courthouse deed research for several commercial and residential projects located in Northampton, Lehigh, Berks, and Carbon Counties, in Pennsylvania.


  • Northampton Community College – English I, II and Accounting I, II

Employment History

  • 1994 – Present – Benchmark Civil Engineering Services Inc., Allentown, PA
  • 1989 – 1994 – Acer Engineers and Consultants, Inc., Allentown, PA
  • 1987 – 1989 – Chas. T. Main, Boston, MA
  • 1981 – 1987 – United States Coast Guard (E-5, Radioman Second Class)

Community Involvement

  • Mountain Top Walk to Emmaus Community (Board Member 2009 – 2011) The Gospel Chapel, Wesleyan Church (Active Member)
  • “Powerful Communication Skills” – National Seminars Group, Allentown, PA
  • “Creative Leadership Workshop for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders” – Careertrack, Allentown, PA

Continuing Education

  • “Intro to Disaster Services” American Red Cross On-Line Training
  • “AD Computer, Web Base Accounting Entry”
  • “Microsoft Excel 2000 Level III” New Horizons Learning Center, Bethlehem, PA
  • “Excel 2000 Level 1 and 2” New Horizons Learning Center, Bethlehem, PA
  • “Microsoft Excel XP Level 1” New Horizons Learning Center, Bethlehem, PA
  • “Dale Carnegie Course” Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc.
  • “Collecting Accounts Receivable” National Seminars Group, Allentown, PA
  • “Leadership Skills for Women” Manchester, Allentown, PA
  • “Timeslips Basic Training” and “Timeslips Intermediate Training” Kulpsville, PA
  • “Organizing & Managing Accounts Payable” National Seminars Group, Allentown, PA
  • “How to Design Attention-Grabbing Brochures, Catalogs, Ads, Newsletters and Reports” Skillpath, Allentown, PA
  • “What Matters Most” Workshop Franklin Covey Co., Allentown, PA
  • “The Essentials of Credibility, Composure and Confidence” SkillPath, Allentown, PA
  • “Conflict Management Skills for Women” Skillpath, Allentown, PA
  • “Quickbooks” New Horizons Learning Center, Bethlehem, PA
  • “Wordperfect/Windows 6.0-Interm.” Executrain, Allentown, PA
  • “Wordperfect for Win. 6.0-Beginners” Executrain, Allentown, PA
  • Nine hours training with Professional Accountant for One-Write Plus Accounting Software
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