In her role as Assistant Vice President, Sharisse directly oversees daily operations at five communities, totaling more than 2,000 Paragon homes. She also supervises an assistant regional manager who is responsible for another 1,050 homes.
And yet, despite all that responsibility, she makes time to take new associates and managers under her wing. To learn what else she likes to do on the job —and where she likes to go in her free time— keep reading the latest in our “Meet The Team” series about Paragon’s amazing employees.
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT SHARISSE MYREN
How long have you worked at Paragon?
What’s your favorite part about working at Paragon?
My favorite thing to do is mentor and train new associates and managers. I love being in the field, working alongside my teams to make the properties and residents’ living experiences enjoyable and pleasant. Much of my job is related to making operations run more smoothly and efficiently at the site level, and I thrive on problem solving.
What are your hobbies?
Volunteering at my church, hanging with my kids, fitness.
A fun fact about you?
I love to travel, and have been to Norway, Denmark, England, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and 45 of the 52 states, including Alaska and Hawaii.
De Nang Restaurant in Clawson, Shaw's Crab House in Chicago, and Sanibel Grille on Sanibel Island.
Favorite place to shop?
What do you love most about Detroit?
Growing up up north, everything was at least a half hour drive away. I love that within minutes you can do anything, from fine arts and Broadway shows to professional and minor league sporting events. Restaurants are diverse, the Metro Parks are beautiful, and opportunities are everywhere.
What is one of Detroit’s best kept secrets?
Pewabic Poetry – our family has many treasures from this historic design studio.