Louise navigated uncharted waters having been among the country's first law firm marketing professionals. Her journey led to leadership positions within multiple professional services oriented industries including law, healthcare and finance. She was an executive for four companies and retired as the senior vice president of business development for RSM (formerly McGladrey,) a global provider of accounting, tax and business consulting. Sharer's experience includes domestic and international strategic marketing, branding, research, opportunity identification, demand generation, marketing/sales engine development and analytics, internal and external benchmarking, integration of marketing/sales strategies and measurements across corporate business units and distribution channels. She received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from St. Thomas University.