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Meet the Staff

Sharon Hargrave

Executive Director, Boone Center for the Family Sharon Hargrave
Founder & Director, Strong Marriages/Successful Ministries

Sharon is the Executive Director of the Boone Center for the Family at Pepperdine University. She is also the founder of MarriageStrong, a program for leadership marriages, and is an affiliate faculty member in the Marriage and Family Therapy department at Fuller Theological Seminary. Before moving to California, Sharon was in private practice for over 18 years. She specializes in working with couples and intergenerational issues.

Hannah Parmelee

Relationship IQ DirectorHannah Parmelee

Hannah Parmelee earned a BA in Psychology from Pepperdine University and a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary. She thoroughly enjoys teaching young adults healthy relationship skills, training leaders to connect with young adults, speaking about relationships, and equipping parents and churches to pass on faith through generations. Hannah and her husband, Jay, have been married since 2002 and have three beautiful little girls.