(New York, December 21, 2017)

Former Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief, one of the most popular Mayors in Broward’s history,  announced her candidacy for President of the National Association of Counties (NACO). Ms. Sharief is presumed to explore political options beyond the local level after two successful terms as Mayor of one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic counties. As a monumentally successful businesswoman Barbara Sharief led Broward in a time of upheaval after economic downturns, hurricanes and mass shootings.

Former Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief

Her tenure is marked by a calm and steady approach to relationship building that resulted in powerful initiatives to promote local businesses and cultural enterprises. Her forays into social media have integrated the complexities of advocacy and policy with a friendly and adroit touch that has built many bridges among people with a wide range of economic and social interests.

NACO is a national organization advocating economic and political leadership among the counties of the United States. Based in Washington D.C., the organization is one of the leading advocacy agencies for local politicians in the American Political Spectrum.

For more information about Barbara Sharief and her candidacy for President of the National Association of Counties visit her official website at barbara4naco.org. For more information about NACO visit their official website at naco.org.