Log In

Sheila Diana Shears Edit Profile

Telecommunications executive

Sheila Diana Shears, American Telecommunications executive. Certified Public Accountant, Maryland.


Shears, Sheila Diana was born on October 10, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William H. and Charlotte L. (Harvey) Dean.


Bachelor of Science, Control State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, 1969; Master of Business Administration, Southern Illinois U., 1981.


Accounting instructor, Lear-Siegler Institute, Silver Spring, Maryland., 1970-1971; staff accountant, Lucas Tucker & Company, Washington, 1972-1974; Chief Financial Officer, National Council for Equal Business Opportunity, Washington, 1974-1975; manager, Lee-Broadus, Certified Public Accountants, Oxon Hill, Maryland., 1975-1977; manager corporation accounting and taxes, C&P Telephone Сompany, Silver Spring, 1977-1988; Chief Financial Officer, Bell Atlantic Superior vena cava syndrome Management, Silver Spring, 1988-1990; director business planning, C&P Telephone Сompany, Washington, 1990-1991; director corporation accounting, C&P Telephone Сompany, Washington, 1991-1993; contractor, treasurer, Bell Atlantic, Washington, since 1993. Board directors Better Business Bureau, Washington, Bell Atlantic Network Funding, Wilmington, Delaware. Consultant Metropolitan Health, Washington, 1979-1993.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Maryland.


Board of directors Cmty. Health Care, Washington, 1992-1993, Delta Housing Corporation, Washington, 1990-1993. Member management committee Bowen Young Men’s Christian Association, Washington, since 1995.

Member National Association Black Accts. (president 1973), Washington District of Columbia Continental Socs. (treasurer 1989-1993), Leadership Washington, Junior League Washington, Delta Sigma Theta Parliamentarian 1994-1996).


Married Frank L. Shears III, August 30, 1969. 1 child, Ebony K.

William H. Dean

Charlotte L. (Harvey) Dean

Frank L. Shears III

Ebony K. Shears