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Sharon Reder

Sharon Reder


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A seasoned professional, Sharon joined the Cole Gavlas team in 2020, bringing with her more than three decades of valuable experience. In her role as a bookkeeper, she specializes in payroll and account payable. Sharon is very experienced in using QuickBooks. An accounting professional since 1985, Sharon’s previous experience includes many years working in private accounting for various corporations.

A meticulous professional, Sharon’s clients appreciate her dedication to producing excellent and accurate results. She loves being organized and solving problems—two great personality traits for an accounting professional! Sharon’s teammates use a lot of positive words to describe her: hardworking, responsible, dependable, and approachable, to name a few.

Raised in West Michigan, Sharon currently lives in Portage with her husband, Bruce. They have three children, Brenna, Jimmy, and Alexa, as well as one cat, Chi-Chi. Sharon enjoys Portage because it is an inviting community and was a great place to raise her children. In her free time, Sharon likes to play tennis, garden, go boating, and listen to live music.


  • Grand Valley State University
    • Bachelor of Business Administration (1994)