Shara Hammond

Shara Hammond is the Leadership and Inclusion Manager for Marathon Oil Company. After joining the company in 2007, she has served in progressing HR business partner roles supporting International business units, North American onshore and offshore field operations, corporate organizations, and leading the Talent Acquisition and Diversity and Inclusion function. With a breadth and depth of expertise spanning the full scope of human resources, her areas of specialty include aligning unconventional solutions to deliver organizational results, talent management, and leadership development.

As a human resources professional with specialized expertise in leadership development and talent management, nothing drivers Shara more than the opportunity to envision and deliver solutions that help organizations and employees thrive. She has accumulated a wealth of experience across prominent organizations including Weiden and Kennedy, Clark Construction, NBA Headquarters, Deloitte, Marathon Oil Company, Ally Energy, Orchard (Sony Entertainment), Danaher Corporation, and Urban League. She is a certified Associate Diversity Coach with Coach Diversity Institute. 

Shara received the 2020 Experience Energy GRIT Award and the Corporate Champion Award from the Association of Chinese Professionals (ACAP) for her achievements in leading diversity, inclusion, and culture change. She earned her Master’s in Industrial Labor Relations from West Virginia University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication & Media Studies from Boston College.