Sharon AlexanderDirector of Workforce Initiative
Virginia Hospital and Health Care Association
Sharon Alexander joined VHHA in January 2022 as the inaugural Director of Workforce Initiatives. She comes to VHHA from VCU Health where she served in multiple roles including the Interim Administrator of Pediatrics, where she directed VCU’s second largest clinical department. Sharon also played a significant role in staff and faculty recruitment at VCU Health where she gained insight into factors that affect successful staff retention. Prior to VCU Health, Sharon led multi-million dollar federal grant programs focused on improving health care access and patient experience for special needs individuals. She holds a master of public administration degree from the University of Delaware and lives in Richmond with her husband and two young sons.