Sharon Gridley, LPC, RN, CLNC

President and Executive Nurse Consultant

Sharon Gridley is a proactive senior nurse leader with more than 25 years of operational and executive management experience within the health care industry--medical and behavioral health. She has an extensive background in operational turnarounds utilizing Six Sigma principles resulting in driving organizations toward a more stream-lined, value-added approach to attaining business objectives and maintaining regulatory compliance. 

Her background has also proven invaluable as an executive coach, which is based on StrengthsFinder 2.0 and supports emerging leaders seeking opportunities for leadership development. As an accomplished leader and strategic thinker, she has been recruited by national organizations and demonstrates the uncanny ability to quickly sort through clutter, evaluate potential obstacles, design tactical plans and build high-performing teams. Her talents for influencing and executing were recognized by earning an Excellence in Leadership award in 2005 during tenure with WellPoint. 

Specialty Areas include: 

  • Legal Nurse Consultation
  • Health plan and call center operations
  • Operational turnarounds and client retention
  • URAC and NCQA accreditation preparation and compliance
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home transformations--URAC and NCQA

Sharon earned a Master’s degree from Georgia State. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and also holds a Six Sigma Greenbelt.

At GridWorks Consulting, Sharon is supported by a team of senior consultants with varied backgrounds within the healthcare industry including experienced legal nurse consultants. Project teams are formed based on client need and scope of work.