In 2012, Sharon launched DevMar Manufacturing, LLC to partner with larger manufacturers to meet the supplier diversity goals of Fortune 100 and 500 companies. Finally, in 2013 DevMar-GS3 Healthcare Alliance, LLC (DGHA) was launched as a strategic alliance driving sustainable solutions into emerging healthcare markets. Under Sharon’s leadership, DGHA has secured contracts with large Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) in the U.S. to distribute revolutionary products in healthcare environments.
Sharon Reynolds was one of the youngest African American owners of a prominent mortgage company at age 24. In 2009, she was named as one of the Top 25 Real Estate Brokers by the Nashville Business Journal among 3500 licensed real estate agents. In July 2012, DevMar Products, LLC was chosen as the recipient of the WIPP Business Leadership – “External Communications” award presented at the Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP.org) Annual Leadership Meeting in Washington, DC. In 2011/2012, the company was named one of the NEXT 50 Companies to Watch by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Entrepreneur Center. In addition, the Nashville Post and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized DevMar as one of its “Green Heroes” during both the 2011 and 2012 award ceremonies. OfficeMax Office of Diversity and Inclusion featured DevMar during their customer profile in February 2013.
As well, Sharon was recognized as one of the 2013 Women of Influence Award honorees. She was also featured in The People Issue section of the Nashville Scene for her contributions in the area of sustainability via her line of green products. In October, 2013 Sharon was selected as a WBENC scholarship recipient and attended the Tuck Business School WBENC Executive program at IBM in Palisades, New York. In 2014, DevMar was nominated to participate in MBE magazine’s WBEs Who Rocks Awards. This award was created to provide special recognition for women business owners who exemplify passion, courage, and leadership in their pursuit of business success. In 2014, DevMar was selected by WBEC South as the WBE Spotlight Company for the June 2014 monthly edition and a finalist in the 2014 Small Business Awards. In 2015, the Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce named DevMar as Small Business of the Year.
Sharon earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management/Sustainable Enterprise Management from the University of Phoenix, graduating with honors. She and her husband DeMarco are proud parents of two adult sons and reside in Brentwood, Tennessee.
Director for Internal Operations
Ms. Turner has many accomplishments. She is a published author, motivational speaker, college instructor and business strategist with over 10 years of expertise in human resources, leadership, talent development, and training and development, offering real world experience that has helped organizations flourish. She thrives off of her passion to develop successful businesses and individuals, ascertaining her as a true leader and mentor in organizations and communities. Her results-driven attitude and commitment to measured outcomes has helped businesses recognize human capital as an essential part of success.
She graces DevMar Products with her specialized expertise in strategic human resource management, performance management, strategic planning, employee relations, organizational development, leadership development and training.
DaShaunda’s educational credentials include:
- Doctoral learner in International Business, Argosy University, expected graduation date May 2017;
- Master of Business Administration Degree Human Resources Management, Strayer University 2006;
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management; Bethel University, 2004;
- National membership of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM);
- National membership of the American Management Association (AMA);
- Board Member of the Daymar College Advisory Board for Business and Human Resources educational programs