BIO

Dr. Sharmaine Pechac

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Dr. Sharmaine ‘Sharr’ Pechac is dedicated to improving lives through educational and employment opportunities.  Sharr founded GreyPrint Consulting because she understands—from personal experience—the journey to and through higher education can be complicated and navigating career opportunities can be challenging.

Sharr’s background includes project management, partnership development, higher education administration, human resources management, and training development.

Her teaching portfolio includes coursework in organizational communication, student affairs, human resources in higher education, and public administration.  Sharr’s key competencies have been demonstrated in the following roles:

  • Scaled, secured funding, and gained national recognition as state-wide director of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges - AmeriCorps College Completion Coaches.

  • Improved student and staff experiences through strategic recommendations as a special assistant to the vice provost of student affairs and dean of students, Indiana University.

  • Steered development and implementation of a cross-institutional initiative to enrich transfer pathways as the coordinator of the Columbus State Community College and Ohio State University – Preferred Pathway Program.

Sharr earned her PhD in higher education from the University of Toledo. She holds an MA in public administration and a BA in business and organizational communication, both from the University of Akron. In addition, Sharr is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM - SCP).  

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