Shari Waters

  • Owns her own store
  • Served as an officer of the Marketing/Management Advisory Committee at Ogeechee Technical College


Shari Water is a former writer for The Balance who contributed 136 articles over a period of nearly six years. Her experience has taken her from cashier to store manager to store owner. She has participated as a member of several retail round-table discussions with the National Association of College Stores.

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