Sharon Nichols

Director of Small Business Development Center

State Director, Mississippi Small Business Development Center


Sharon Nichols has served as the state director of the Mississippi Small Business Development Center in Oxford, MS since fall of 2018 after spending seven years with the Oklahoma Small Business Development Center. She received a bachelor’s degree in general studies from the University of Central Oklahoma and an MBA from Northeastern State University. Her certifications include Economic Development Finance Professional, Professional in Human Resources and Certification in Technology Commercialization.


B.S. General Studies, University of Central Oklahoma (1993)

M.B.A. Business Administration, Northeastern State University (2012)