Sharon McCollam is the chief administrative officer and chief financial officer for Best Buy Co. Inc. Before joining Best Buy in December 2012, Ms. McCollam was previously executive vice president, chief operating and chief financial officer of Williams-Sonoma Inc., a premier specialty retailer of home furnishings, from July 2006 until her retirement in March 2012. At Williams-Sonoma, she was responsible for the long-term strategic planning activities of the company and oversaw multiple key functions, including global finance, treasury, investor relations, information technology, real estate, store development, corporate operations and human resources.
Ms. McCollam also held various executive leadership roles, including principal accounting officer, at Williams-Sonoma from March 2000 to July 2006. Prior to her time at Williams-Sonoma, Ms. McCollam served as chief financial officer of Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. from 1996 to 2000 and in various other finance-related leadership positions at Dole Food Company Inc., a producer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables, from 1993 until 1996.
Ms. McCollam serves as a member of the board of directors for Sutter Health, a nonprofit network of hospitals and doctors in Northern California (since January 2012), and Art.com, an online specialty art retailer (since July 2012). Ms. McCollam previously served as a member of the board of directors of OfficeMax Incorporated from July thru December 2012, Williams-Sonoma from 2010 until March 2012, and Del Monte Foods Company from 2007 until 2011. Ms. McCollam is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma and is a Certified Public Accountant.