Sharon Rowe

Sharon Rowe

Ms. Rowe retired as Vice President of Communications of The Greenbrier Resort and Club Management Company in 2005 after 27 years of service at The Greenbrier. A third generation hotelier, she began her hotel career in 1978 following five years on the staff of United States Senator Jacob K. Javits. She is a consultant and an alumna of West Virginia University.

Ms. Rowe is a former member (and past chair) of the Board of Advisors of Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, immediate past chair and member of the Board of Directors of the West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association, a member of the West Virginia Tourism Commission, past chair of the Tourism Committee of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, a member of the board of directors (and past president) of the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau and an advisory director of the State Fair of West Virginia. 
 
Ms. Rowe is chair of the board of the Robert C. Byrd Clinic (West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine) and a former member (and past chair) of the Board of Governors of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. She is a director emeritus of the Education Alliance (former chair) and HospiceCare. Her other current directorships include the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce (past chair), Visiting Committee of The Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center at West Virginia University, The New River Community and Technical College Foundation, The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, and the Advisory Board of Greenbrier Valley Theatre. She is a member, Paul Harris Fellow and past president of the Lewisburg Rotary Club.  
 
Ms. Rowe serves on the Boards of City Holding Company and City National Bank and the General Lewis Hotel Corporation. She also serves on the Leadership Team and as chair of the Administration Committee of the Presbytery of West Virginia.
 
She and her husband, Judge James J. Rowe, are the parents of two daughters, Mary Rennie and Julia.