Sharon Ellis currently serves as CFO of Nerium International, LLC, where she oversees
global financial operations and human resources for this Inc. 5000 fastest growing
consumer products company with operations on five continents.
Ellis has been active in corporate finance and banking for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Nerium, she was CFO of Sonic Healthcare USA, SVP/CFO of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, treasurer of Texas Industries (NYSE: TXI), CFO of The Container Store, a member of Bank of America's Corporate Finance Group and SVP at JPMorgan Chase Bank.
Ellis earned a BBA in Finance from Texas Tech University in 1988 and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Her community work includes serving on the board of directors and president of the 700 member Dallas Chapter of Financial Executives International, member of Junior League of Dallas, Texas Tech Dallas Scholarship Breakfast Steering Committee and Rawls College Dean Search Committee at Texas Tech. She is serving her 14th year on the advisory board of the Baylor Health Care System Foundation.
She is a guest lecturer at MBA programs at The University of Texas at Dallas and University of Houston and was awarded the 2010 CFO of the Year award by the Dallas Business Journal and the 2011 CFO of the Year award by D CEO Magazine.