Shari Shuman has over 35 years of experience working alongside education, civic, private, and nonprofit executive leaders developing strategic guidance to increase efficiencies and implement foundational management practices to guide their success. In 2020, she started Shuman Consulting Services assisting clients with project management services, audit and compliance reviews, executive coaching, and providing operational and financial analysis.
In her prior role for 17 years as Vice President of Administration and Finance at the University of North Florida, she oversaw 21 departments ranging from facilities, information technologies, business units and financial areas with more than 650 full and part time employees. In addition, she served as the UNF Foundation Treasurer; Executive Director of the University's Financing Corporation, Treasurer of the OneJax Board and a member of the MOCA Jacksonville board.
Before joining UNF in 2003, Shari worked for the City of Jacksonville, serving in multiple critical financial and leadership roles including Chief of Staff for the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, City Treasurer, and City Comptroller. She has also been a member of many nonprofit boards serving on the Finance, Investment, and Human Resources committees. Shari received her undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Florida and her Master of Public Administration from University of North Florida.