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Our Team

Lori Sharn

Editorial Director

Lori sharpened her skills as a reporter, writer and editor at USA Today, Public Works Financing and other news organizations before joining CEO Update in 2012. She sings soprano in her church choir and also volunteers on a nonprofit board.

William Ehart


Bill joined CEO Update in 2010 with a background in business and financial writing at organizations including The Washington Times and T. Rowe Price. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys writing for an investment blog geared to ordinary investors.

J. Spencer

Advertising and Sponsorships

J. Spencer is the Director of Business Development, Events & Advertising at CEO Update and Leading Authorities. J. connects advertisers and sponsors to our audience at live events and via print or digital media. She enjoys building brand awareness, making meaningful connections, and ensuring the delivery of real value for clients. Afterhours, she’s a songwriter and violinist.

Jordon Ronan

Communications Associate

Jordon joined CEO Update in 2021 as Communications Associate, overseeing social media management and digital marketing. He earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations from Virginia Tech in 2019, where he also minored in creative writing. Outside of work, Jordon is passionate about music, sports and comedy.