One of the Geelong region’s most successful business leaders, Lyndsay Sharp, has joined the Board of the Geelong Football Club as an appointed director.
Sharp has extensive experience in journalism, marketing and public relations. Sharp, who is co-owner and director of the Sharp Group, leads all marketing, sales and customer experiences across four of the most dynamic products on the Bellarine Peninsula – Jack Rabbit Vineyard, Flying Brick Cider Co, Leura Park Estate and Curlewis Golf Club. She is also a director of the Geelong Cats Foundation.
“Lyndsay has a strong track record of success in business, and is a passionate Cats’ member and supporter,” Geelong president Craig Drummond said.
“Lyndsay has contemporary business acumen and knowledge, and will bring new ideas and perspectives to the board. She is also a strong supporter of the greater Geelong region. We are looking forward to Lyndsay making an outstanding contribution to our board and the club.”
“It is a privilege to join the Geelong Cats board,” Sharp said.
“I have long admired all that the club stands for and supports in the local community and beyond. The joy, connection and inspiration Geelong Cats bring to so many people, on so many levels, is tangible within our community’s DNA. To have the opportunity to give back and make a small contribution to the future of Geelong Cats is truly humbling and exciting.”
Sharp holds a Master of Professional Communication from University of Southern Queensland and Bachelor of Arts from University of Melbourne.
Sharp has extensive experience, having worked as senior consultant with the Clemenger Group (HOLT PR), journalist with Reed Publishing and lecturer at RMIT and Deakin University. Sharp also served as inaugural publicist of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival.