Sharon Carl

Production Director
510/296-9740
[email protected]

Sharon CarlSharon is the go-to person for all things production. She's worked in pre-press for over 15 years, for both printers and marketing firms, so she understands all that computer graphics technobabble.

Contact Sharon regarding: technical production issues.

Insider Info

Domestic status: Married 11 years—11th anniversary in February 2015!, 2 grown children, 2 cats.

Best advice to brides: It’s okay to do what you want—it’s your day! Don’t worry about what's expected of you.

Walked down the aisle to: “I Buried My Wife and Danced on Her Grave,” a traditional Irish jig. We chose it for the title.

Extracurricular activities: Irish fiddle, singing, knitting, and soapmaking. My husband and I also put on house concerts regularly.

Source of inspiration: I just keep my eyes open. And my ears. The world is full of inspiration, and all I can do is be open to it.

Childhood career choice: Scientist. I did get a BA in Biology, and I worked in the field for three years.

Staff person I turn to most often for help:
Jan. We make a great team!

Favorite way to wind down after a hard day:
Feet up on the couch, cup of tea, and my knitting in my lap.

New Year’s resolution: Exercise 45 minutes per day, at least 6 days a week.

Marriage advice from the trenches: Don't sweat the small stuff.

Dream honeymoon: Spending a week in a fabulous place being catered to. My husband and I made it happen, by spending a week in Sedona, Arizona, in a resort with a Jacuzzi in the room (we were in it every day). And we had lots of room service. (Yes, we actually did make it outside to explore the wonderful hiking trails and gorgeous scenery.)

Favorite quotes: “If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.” ―Mary Pickford

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." —Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince

“Alice thought to herself "I don't see how he can ever finish, if he doesn't begin.”  ―Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Theme song: Cris Williamson’s “Song of the Soul.”

What I like most about my job: Working with fun, smart, wonderful women, and being appreciated for my talents.


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