Sharon O’Connor

With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field and a primary focus on senior care, Sharon expertly leads Iona’s compassionate Wellness & Arts Center team. Prior to joining Iona’s staff in 2010, Sharon served as an associate executive director in the assisted living arena. Under her leadership, the Wellness & Arts Center has earned a Dementia Program of Distinction Award from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. A passionate volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association, Sharon annually leads a team in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser. She also facilitates support groups for older adults and their family members. Sharon holds a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. When not at Iona, Sharon may be found in her garden, at the beach, or in Annapolis spoiling her grandchildren.