Dr. Sharon Jones
Dr. Jones has found her passion in education and has served as a Career and Technical Education teacher in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and Wake County Schools as well as a Sr. Technical Trainer with Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Additionally, she is a well-known industry teacher, trainer, and mentor working for organizations with like-minded missions and has taught courses in computer programming, web design, eCommerce, Computer Science Principles and SAS programming. Dr. Jones has presented and been published nationally and internationally on data analytics, educational practices and technology. Her book A Recipe for Success Using SAS University: How to Plan Your First Analytics Project is being used in curriculum and classrooms around the country. When not running the technology-world, Dr. Jones spends her time with her husband Ricky, and two sons, Ethan (7) and Dylan (4), and their beloved dog, Cooper (10)
Jillian Klingberg is an original Charlottean. She is a graduate of UNCC with a major in organizational communications and minor in social work.. Her professional background includes – marketing, customer service, project management and merchandising. She is very versatile in all areas of business and has a strong entrepreneurial drive. Jillian has been the Executive Director of the Dottie Rose Foundation since conception in February 2018. She handles the day to day operations of the Foundation, leading our organization towards tremendous growth and enhances our non-profit operations. Jillian loves being able to influence and inspire our tech savvy girls! When she is not running the Foundation, Jillian enjoys spending time with her children, Isabella (5) and son Oliver (1) and dog Max!
Director of Education for Foundation
Holly Harris was born and raised in Thomasville, NC. She’s a graduate of Pfeiffer University.
Holly has been teaching and coaching for nearly 20 years as a Career Development Facilitator, Curriculum Instructional Coach, and Instructional Management Coordinator.
Holly has spent nine years at Cabarrus County Schools as a Work-Based Learning Coordinator and Academy Coordinator. She’s passionate about providing students with experiences that guide their career choices.
In her spare time, she loves the outdoors and exploring new places. She’s a military wife and mother of two boys, Colby (15) and Logan (9), and family dog Dakota.