Sharon Lyons

Where are you from?

Born and raised in St. Louis

When did you join ArchCity Defenders?

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?

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?

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.