Sharon Adams Brooks graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Communications and Psychology. She was awarded an assistantship from ABC Television to do graduate study in Advertising and Public Relations at the Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia.
In 1981 Sharon founded Sharon Brooks & Associates, Inc., the precursor to SB&A Integrated Marketing. Today as we celebrate more than 30 years in business, SB&A is a 47-person, full-service integrated marketing, advertising and public relations company handling a variety of accounts nationwide. Categories include retirement housing and senior products, consumer and commercial products, business-to-business, economic development, commercial and residential real estate, travel and tourism, hospitals and more. Sharon is also the co-founder of and is a partner in Brooks Adams Research.
Approximately 80% of the Agency’s business is concentrated in the field of retirement and senior product marketing, advertising and public relations. SB&A has worked with hundreds of CCRCs, Active Adult communities, congregates, Assisted Living and nursing home facilities, with consistently strong results. The company has served nonprofit and proprietary organizations and has worked both directly with facility management and in tandem with management consulting firms.