Sharon Winkler joined Cumberland Trust in 2007 and serves as Senior Vice President, Special Counsel, Chief Regulatory Compliance Officer. Sharon's primary responsibilities involve reviewing and preparing documents and considering tax, legal and other compliance issues with regard to Cumberland Trust and its clients. Prior to joining Cumberland Trust, Sharon spent 16 years as an estate tax attorney with the Internal Revenue Service, where she examined federal estate and gift tax returns and ensured compliance with tax law. Her previous experience also includes work as an accountant and as a lawyer in private practice.
Sharon received a B.S. in Accounting (cum laude) and a J.D. (with honors) from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. Sharon is a registered CPA in Arkansas and is licensed to practice law in both Arkansas and Tennessee.