MiraCosta College Speaker's Bureau

Christina Sharp


  • B.S., California State University, San Marcos
  • M.S., University of La Verne


  • How to generate business start-up ideas
  • Impact of small business on the local economy
  • How your local community college can help develop your business
  • Going it alone: Making the most of traveling solo

Short Summary

  • Extensive management experience in small and mid-sized firms
  • Experienced entrepreneur
  • 10+ years business administration at undergrad and graduate levels
  • Traveled to more than 25 countries, many as a solo female traveler


Christina Sharp’s professional and educational experience has enabled her to develop an understanding of organizational infrastructure.  Christina’s work experience includes fifteen years in the aviation industry working for various organizations, holding positions ranging from customer service to accounting and management.  In 2003, she started her consulting company, Sharp Organizational Solutions an organizational development firm specializing in employee survey research, training and development.  Christina has also presented to business leaders of all backgrounds at national and international conferences. She previously taught statistics, management, and research to graduate students at the University of La Verne.

Christina’s educational journey began at MiraCosta, where she took general education courses before transferring to California State University, San Marcos.  At CSUSM she obtained her undergraduate degree in Business Administration.  She completed her graduate studies in Leadership and Management at the University of La Verne. 

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