Sharilyn D. Franklin, Ph.D.

 

 Dr. Franklin has a 30-year history of successfully working with individuals, teams, and organizations to identify and solve problems; to create value-based opportunities; to manage continuous change, and to strategically position for global success.  She has dedicated her career to implementing solutions to challenging problems based on the best available research.  Because Dr. Franklin focuses on increasing efficiency and improving productivity she has had rewarding experiences with clients such as Goldman Sachs, Gillette, Sprite, CNN, and Anheuser-Busch to name a few. 

 

Driven by a sincere desire to acquire and advance knowledge, Dr. Franklin is distinguished by her unique ability to quickly process, package, and present data in ways that can be easily understood and executed with excellence.  She has coached, trained, or mentored in excess of 1300 individuals at all stages of development and in a variety of industries.  Through a plethora of workshops, panels, keynotes, and direct interactions, Dr. Franklin has been the catalyst for improved performance, progress, and prosperity.

 

Prior to establishing an independent consultancy, Dr. Franklin launched and continues to manage a portfolio of firms operating in the areas of brand, organizational, and leadership development.  The first company, FPM Inc., launched in 1993, focuses on government relations, public information, and workforce development.  The largest entity, FUSE Inc., is an award-winning marketing communications firm that focuses on brand-building and creative execution.  The newest company is The Consortium for Leadership Development (CLD).  CLD is a globally focused leadership development institute for high-potentials, emerging leaders, and senior professionals.   Whether she is focusing on strategic planning, organizational development, team building, process improvement, leadership development or any other initiative, Dr. Franklin is adept at respecting the company’s vision and listening to its culture. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Dr. Franklin garnered extensive Corporate management experience with Automatic Data Processing (ADP), SmithKline Beecham, and Call A Nurse Home Health Agency.

 

Dr. Franklin has worked tirelessly to promote growth and serve others.  As a result, she has received in excess of 200 business, civic, or academic awards.  She also holds Bachelor Degrees from Indiana University in both Communications and Political Science.  She earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Fontbonne University.  In addition, she earned a Ph.D. in Management, specializing in Leadership and Organizational Development from Walden University.  These extraordinary academic, business and civic achievements precipitated her induction into the Sigma Iota Epsilon honor society in 2011.

 

Dr. Franklin is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; The Links Inc.; Top Ladies of Distinction; and the St. Louis Forum.  She has also served on numerous non-profit boards including Salvation Army, Grace Hill Settlement House, and the Laclede’s Landing Redevelopment Corporation, to name a few.  Dr. Franklin resides in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

 

 

  

 

BUSINESS PORTFOLIO

STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT & EXECUTION

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

LEADERSHIP TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

HUMAN CAPITAL

CAPACITY BUILDING

FACILITATION

MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

 

EXPERTISE

 

1993 - Present

President

FPM COMMUNICATIONS

Government Relations, Public Information, Workforce Development, and Retail Concessions.

1996 - Present

EVP&COO

FUSE, INC.

Brand Development, Creative Execution, Digital Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Full-Service Advertising.

FRANKLIN ENTERPRISES, LLC

Real Estate Development and Management

2005 - Present

Managing Director

2007 - Present

EVP & COO

FRANKLIN ENTERPRISES, LLC

Real Estate Development and Management

1993 - Present

President

FPM COMMUNICATIONS

Government Relations, Public Information, Workforce Development, and Retail Concessions.

1996 - Present

EVP&COO

FUSE, INC.

Brand Development, Creative Execution, Digital Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Full-Service Advertising.

2005 - Present

Managing Director

FRANKLIN ENTERPRISES, LLC

Real Estate Development and Management

2007 - Present

EVP & COO

GLOBAL FUSION NETWORK TELEVISION

A digital platform offering urban content, news, and live concerts.

 

2008 - Present

Facilitator

HIS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Purpose-driven Leadership Development

2011 - Present

Executive Director​

2011 - Present

Executive Partner

2011 - 2012

Adjunct Professor

CONSORTIUM FOR LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Globally-focused Leadership Development 

HUDSON GROUP - STL JV

Retail Concessions & Management

KAPLAN UNIVERSITY

Business 

1997, 2011

Adjunct Professor

HARRIS-STOWE STATE UNIVERSITY

Business, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing

BUSINESS PORTFOLIO

EDUCATION

Ph.D.

WALDEN UNIVERSITY

Ph.D. Management

Leadership& Organizational Development

M.B.A.

FONTBONNE UNIVERSITY

M.B.A.

Management & Marketing

B.A.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

B.A.

Political Science & Communications (Majors)

French & Afro-american Studies (Minors)

 

CLIENTS

 
 

FACILITATION EXPERIENCE

PUBLICATIONS & PAPERS

 

AWARDS (Partial Listing)

 
 
CONTACT ME

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Sharilyn D. Franklin, Ph.D.

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