Sharon Lyons

Where are you from?
Born and raised in St. Louis
When did you join ArchCity Defenders? Why?
I joined Arch City in April 2019 because I wanted to work for an organization that provided direct services to African Americans in need.
What is your background (work and education)?
I have a bachelor’s degree in Business and Administration and spent 11 years working for the federal government and 14 years working for a mental health nonprofit.
What do you do at ArchCity Defenders?
At Arch City I process phone calls and intake applications for services.
What words would you use to describe ArchCity Defenders?
I would describe Arch City as laid back environment but with an intense desire for justice.
Fun/personal fact you want to share
I have good personal memories of Florida beaches. I spent many summers in Florida as a kid and my son got married 13 years ago on a Florida beach.