Co-host of EE Voice
Sharon Phillips is principal of Sharon Phillips Communications, which focuses on employee engagement and corporate communications strategy and support. Prior to relaunching her consultancy in 2014, she served as director of Global Internal Communications at PepsiCo. During her seven years with the company she led corporate communications and employee engagement initiatives, including the launch of the company’s inaugural employee ambassador program, global transformation of its operating model and first global internal communications audit. Earlier in her career, she served as senior communications manager at Allstate Insurance Company, where she led a team of eight responsible for executive and internal communications for the company’s IT division. Before Allstate, Sharon served as director of internal communications at Sears Holdings Corporation focused on CEO and change management communications. During her time at Sears, she created an award-winning communications program that improved relations with the company’s activist retiree group and helped drive numerous merger, productivity and change management initiatives for the evolving company. Earlier, Sharon served as senior vice president at a full-service public relations agency serving a broad spectrum of business to business and professional services clients. Sharon holds a B.A. in English from the University of Missouri. She lives in Oak Park, IL.