Sharon L. Closius

President and CEO

Sharon Closius is VCF’s President & CEO. Prior to VCF, Sharon spent 20 years at the Fairfield County Community Foundation (FCCF) where she worked in administration, finance, development and philanthropic services. During her tenure FCCF grew from $8.5 in assets to $150 million and from 75 funds to more than 500. Sharon is impressed by the desire to help others and the community spirit in the Valley. She hopes to help instill future generations with a desire to take care of the Valley. She also wants to see VCF play a more active role in the region’s strategic initiatives and help make the Valley a vibrant place to work, live and play. Sharon has three adult children. She enjoys needlework, hiking and gardening.