Founder & Board President
Dr. Sharron D. Credle is a native of Chicago, IL and currently resides in southern Maryland with her husband, Minister (Retired Army Major) Ira O. Credle. She is the President & Founder of URGE Foundation, Inc. and The Dr. Sharron D. Credle Corporation (www.drsdc-corporation.org). She is also the author of The Dr. S.D.C. Structured Journal and the soon to be released book, "Only in Chicago? A Southside State of Mind". Dr. Credle is also the owner of two(2) Trademarked logos.
Dr. Credle’s occu-passion is helping people, particularly women, to help themselves through self-examination, deciding with determination that they are worthy, and building the capacity to change. Consequently, Dr. Credle planned & hosted her "Woman: Thou Art Great - Women Sharpening Women" Inaugural Conference on March 19, 2016. The format was designed with dynamic speakers and engaging activities to help women move from good to great and great to greater as God has purposed them. A portion of the proceeds was donated to a local non-profit organization making a difference in the lives of victims of domestic violence.
Dr. Credle earned a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from Virginia State University (Petersburg, VA); Master's Degree in Counseling from Longwood College (Farmville, VA); Master's Degree in Education Leadership from Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, NC); & Doctorate in Organizational Leadership & Human Resource Development from Nova Southeastern University(Fort Lauderdale, FL), respectively.
Dr. Credle's professional expereince includes 28 years as a K-12 Public School educator where she served as a Special Education Teacher, Counselor, Vice-Principal, Supervisor of Special Education and Human Resources, Acting Director of Diversity & Equity, & Director of Human Resource Staffing & Operations. In addition, she has served in leadership roles in numerous professional organizations. Dr. Credle is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Dr. Credle loves the Lord and believes her life is reflective of Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” and operates from Ephesians 3:20 “Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us”.