Take The Lead: Women’s Leadership Brunch
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Featuring: Sharon Mays
Sharon Mays Sharon Mays is serial entrepreneur who is most often known as the Founder & CEO of Baby Greens, Austin’s first drive thru salad restaurant. Sharon launched Baby Greens in 2004, after a brief stint as a vegetarian helped her realize that there were no fast food options for people looking for a quick, healthy meal. Sharon grew up in Austin, so she knew that her hometown was the perfect place to launch a fast food revolution. A relentless innovator, Sharon created two virtual restaurant brands during the COVID- 19 pandemic to help keep Baby Greens afloat during difficult and uncertain business conditions that lasted for more than two years. Under her leadership, Baby Greens has won many awards and honors for its delicious food, including repeatedly being voted “Best Salad & Dressing” in Austin. In addition to Baby Greens, Sharon owns Embark Consulting – a consulting agency that specializes in helping entrepreneurs and soon-to-be entrepreneurs navigate the waters of small business ownership.Embark’s mission is to Clear the Path and Help Guide People from Where They Are to Where They Need to Be. the is also a licensed realtor and works exclusively with small business owners. Sharon graduated from Texas A&M University, where she studied public relations, marketing, and business management. Sharon spends much of her free time volunteering with local nonprofits and organizations that work to serve the Austin community. She was appointed to the Austin Travis County Food Policy Board by Mayor Steve Adler, and she serves as the Board Chair. Sharon has also been a member of the North Austin YMCA Board of Directors, the Metro Austin YMCA Board of Directors, and the Austin Food & Wine Alliance.