Sharon Allred Decker
Sharon Allred Decker was appointed Secretary of Commerce by Gov. Pat McCrory in January 2013. She brings more than 30 years of experience in business and commerce to the position, including 17 years with Duke Power Company, now Duke Energy. Decker became the youngest and first female vice president in Duke Power’s history and was instrumental in creating its 24-hour customer service center, an organization that still serves as a model for the industry.