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Sharon Lechter

Born: Jan 12, 1954

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Sharon Lechter

Date of Birth : Jan 12, 1954

Sharon L. Lechter is an American accountant, author, businesswoman, investor, international speaker, financial literacy activist and philanthropist. Sharon Lechter is also the founder and CEO of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization. In 2009 Sharon was appointed to the National CPA Financial Literacy Commission as a national spokesperson on the topic of financial literacy. In January 2008, Lechter was appointed to the President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy to serve a two-year term. It is the council's responsibility to keep the American public financially competent and competitive. The Council served both President Bush and President Obama advising them on the need for financial literacy education. Sharon has been developing new technologies, programs and products to bring education into children’s lives for over 20 years. In 1989 she joined forces with the inventor of the first electronic 'talking book' and helped him expand the electronic book industry to a multi-million dollar international market.


  • Writer
  • Businessperson
  • Teacher
  • Author
  • Entrepreneur
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Investor
  • Orator


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