Chatham University

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Sharon M. Willochell

Sharon M. Willochell

Ms. Willochell joined Leed’s, a $200 million dollar supplier to the promotional products industry, in 1998. In her tenure at Leed’s she has driven results in critical areas of the business, including overseas operations, supply chain, warehouse, production, customer service, order and artwork processing. In addition she has developed and leads the areas of information services and human resources. Ms. Willochell has been instrumental in the company’s tremendous growth and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in October 2004.

Prior to joining Leed’s, Ms. Willochell was a Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP for four years, providing management consulting services to a broad range of clients in a variety of industries. She started her career at Alcoa working on systems supporting Procurement, e–commerce and Financial and Operational reporting.

Mrs. Willochell received a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems from Duquesne University (summa cum laude) and a M.S. degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University (with distinction).

She is a member of the board of Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. and is on the community advisory committee for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women.