Sharmane Adams has over 25 years of communications, marketing and public relations experience. Before joining the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee as the director of communications and editor of The Catholic Compass, Sharmane was the owner and publisher of Pensacola Lifestyle magazine. The community-living magazine reached more than 36,000 readers monthly.
Before launching Pensacola Lifestyle, Sharmane was the director of marketing for a hurricane-shutters company she owned with her husband. Additionally, she traveled the United States for more than ten years as a Catholic speaker and performer, delivering spiritual messages to people of all ages at conferences, conventions and workshops.