Sharon Gulick is Director of Community Economic and Entrepreneurial Development (ExCEED) with University of Missouri Extension. She works with small towns, communities and regions on issues related to planning and strategizing for community economic development. She has more than 25 years of experience working in community and economic development, small business development and planning. She is a certffied Stragegic Doing Guide. Sharon is a member of Entrepreneurs and Their Communities and the Enhancing Rural Capcapity communities of practice.