Women’s Small Business Accelerator Honors Sharon DeLay with 2019 Emerging Leader Award

(May 21, 2019) – The Women’s Small Business Accelerator is pleased to announce that Sharon DeLay, owner and President of GO-HR, is the recipient of the 2019 Emerging Leader Award. This prestigious award honors women entrepreneurs who have been in business at least one year, have worked or volunteered with the Women’s Small Business Accelerator, and have contributed significantly to their community. Sharon DeLay will receive this award at the 2019 Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, June 28th in Columbus, Ohio.

“Sharon is truly an inspiration to women in business and is beyond qualified to be an emerging leader,” said Mary McCarthy, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Small Business Accelerator. “She embodies what an entrepreneur should be and believes in the power of women and their sense of altruism that they bring to their businesses. Sharon was an integral part of the launch of the Women’s Small Business Accelerator and I couldn’t think of anyone more deserving of this award.”

Sharon DeLay, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPCC, started HR-GO (a dba of BoldlyGO Career and HR Management, LLC) over 16 years ago and has become the expert at small business HR. Sharon’s business focuses on developing relationships that enables them to understand everyone of their clients as a unique and separate business. HR-GO works almost exclusively with small and micro business across five areas: general HR, recruiting and on-boarding, training and development, non-traditional benefits and consulting, and career and corporate outplacement.

Sharon holds an MBA as well as undergraduate degrees in HR, Education, and Communications. She maintains Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM-SCP professional HR certifications, and Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) and Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW) certifications. She also has an Accident & Health license. Sharon is also an Everything DiSC Certified Trainer, and an Authorized Partner for Everything DiSC®, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, and PXT Select.

Sharon currently sits on the Board of Directors for Camp Wyandot and the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio. She is also a member of the Conway Center for Family Business, Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce, and NAWBO Columbus. She resides in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Kevin and their four dogs.

About the Women’s Small Business Accelerator
A central Ohio non-profit organization founded by successful women business owners for women business owners, the Women’s Small Business Accelerator provides education, peer support, mentoring and accountability to help women on their entrepreneurial journey – to start and grow their own businesses. For more information about WSBA, please, please call 614-414-2449 or visit www.wsbaohio.org.


(May 22, 2019) – Hondros College of Business, part of Hondros Education Group, has been approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

Students from any state (except California) may enroll in the online Associate Degree in the Applied Business in Business Management program at Hondros College of Business. The program is designed for working adults seeking to enter or advance their career. Designed for entrepreneurs and individuals looking to run their own business, the degree program at Hondros College of Business is ideal for professionals in real estate, appraisal, insurance, and other industries where individuals are selfemployed or are part of a small business. Students can start the program four times throughout the year in January, April, July, and October. Employers that value professional development courses and/or an associate degree will find that Hondros College of Business is a great partner to advance the skills of their workforce, offering solutions that are both affordable and convenient.

“Hondros College of Business is committed to providing affordable, high-quality education,” said Carol Thomas, vice president of Hondros College of Business. “At $95 per credit hour, we are one of the most affordable, and our academic credit policies allow students to receive credit for prior learning experience. This makes it easier for students and working adults to obtain the professional business skills needed today and to upgrade their license in real estate or appraisal. We are confident students will find us to be a competitive option, meeting all of their needs.”

This new approval from the Ohio Department of Higher Education means that past, current, and future students of Hondros College of Business have more career options than before. This also aligns with Hondros College of Business’ mission to serve the adult learner with career-specific knowledge and education based on practical application, academic theory, and input from the business and professional community. It is their goal to provide associate degrees and professional licensing and development through traditional and non-traditional delivery, enhancing both personal and professional growth opportunities.

About Hondros College of Business
Hondros College of Business offers an online Associate Degree of Applied Business in Business Management that prepares the adult learner with career-specific knowledge and education. Hondros College of Business is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges & Schools: Columbus Registration #10-05-1926T and by NC- SARA. Hondros College of Business is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award occupational degrees. For more information about Hondros College of Business, visit hondroscollegeofbusiness.com.

About Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group (HEG) is a leading national provider of professional education. With over 50 years of experience, HEG has educated over one million students through its family of brands made up of Hondros College, Arizona School of Real Estate & Business, Hogan School of Real Estate, Hondros Learning, CompuCram, Learn Mortgage, Hondros College of Business, and Agent Connect. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, HEG offers online and in-classroom courses, exam prep solutions, and textbooks for the real estate, mortgage, appraisal, insurance, and home inspection industries. For more information, visit hondroseducationgroup.com.

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