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Richard Lee Sharman

Richard Lee Sharman was American telecommunications executive, consultant, finance educator. Specialized study in management development General Electric Crotonville, Connecticut, 1967. Alumni admissions ambassador Cornell University, since 2000; Member American Marketing Association (executive), Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Sharman, Richard Lee was born on October 23, 1932 in Warren, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Scott Albert Senior and Viola Lena Marie (Kittner) Sharman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, University Toledo, Ohio, 1959. Master of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1961.

    Career

    • Project engineer advanced electronics center General Electric, Ithaca, New York, 1959—1964, Syracuse, New York, 1965-1968, manager infrared and optics, electronics laboratory, 1965-1968, manager information networks, information system division Bethesda, Maryland, 1968-1973. Manager commercial analysis Xerox Corporation, Rochester, New York, 1973-1978, manager marketing system, 1978-1980. Vice president business sector GTE Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1980-1984.

      Vice president marketing GTE Mobilnet Inc., Houston, 1984-1987, general manager Texas region, 1987-1990. Vice president operations GTE Mobilnet Inc. Headquarters, 1990-1992.

      President, owner Management Consulting Services Company, The Woodlands, since 1993. Adjunct faculty Lonestar College (formerly Montgomery College), Conroe, Texas, since 1997. Member Service Corps of Retired Executives, 1998-2003.

      With United States Coast Guard, 1951-1954.

    Major achievements

    • Specialized study in management development General Electric Crotonville, Connecticut, 1967.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Alumni admissions ambassador Cornell University, since 2000. Member American Marketing Association (executive), Tau Beta Pi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Lee Van Patten, November 3, 1973. Children: Daria Lee, Deedra Lee. Children by previous marriage: Suzanne Annette, Cynthia Lee.
    • father: Scott Albert Senior Sharman
    • mother: Viola Lena Marie (Kittner) Sharman
    • spouse: Diane Lee Van Patten
    • children: Daria Lee Sharman
    • Deedra Lee Sharman
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    Born October 23, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1959
      University Toledo
    • 1961
      Cornell University
    • 1959 - 1964
      Project engineer, advanced electronics center General Electric Company
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1965 - 1968
      Project engineer, advanced electronics center General Electric Company
      Syracuse, New York, United States
    • 1973 - 1978
      manager, commercial analysis Xerox Corporation
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1980 - 1984
      vice president, business sector General Telephone & Electronics Corporation Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      vice president, marketing General Telephone & Electronics Corporation Mobilnet Incorporated
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      vice president, operations General Telephone & Electronics Corporation Mobilnet Incorporated Headquarters
    • 1993
      president, Consulting Services Company
    • 1993
      owner Management, Consulting Services Company
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