POMEROY — Local attorney Jennifer Sheets will be the speaker at the “Women in Business … Stories of Success” program to be held on March 27 at a noon luncheon at the Wild Horse Cafe in Pomeroy.
Sheets will share her personal insights and experiences in the business world, talk about obstacles she has faced in her career, and offer advice for women’s success in today’s workplace.
After graduating from Pomeroy High School, where she was valedictorian of her class, Sheets went on to receive her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The Ohio State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She was named the outstanding senior woman in her class. She received her law degree from Capital University, graduating Summa Cum Laude and first in her class. She is a partner in the law firm of Little and Sheets.
During her career, Sheets has been a home economics agent with the Ohio State University Extension, a substitute teacher, performed music programs in Columbus City Schools as part of the Artist in the Schools program, and on the local scene, provided piano accompaniment for many local programs and musical productions over the years.
She served for 14 years on the Ohio State Board of Education and was elected to five, two-year terms as president. She is a member of the board of directors of Home National Bank, the Meigs County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) and the Foothills Music Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting music and the arts. She is also a member of the Meigs County Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Ohio Land Title Association.
The cost of the luncheon is $10, and seating is limited. Those planning to attend are to RSVP to Brenda Roush at 740-992-3034.
The “Women in Business … Stories of Success” series is sponsored by the Meigs County CIC, the Meigs County Commissioners, Farmers Bank and the Meigs County Economic Development Office.