Sharon Day was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica on September 25. She serves as Ambassador after having worked for more than 20 years for the Republican Party at the local, state, and national level, and most recently in leadership roles as Co-Chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC) and RNC Secretary. Earlier in her career, she built several businesses in the insurance and marketing industries, creating jobs for hundreds of individuals and families.
Drawing from her private-sector experience, Ambassador Day worked in the political arena to promote and strengthen small businesses and the free market system. She also championed women’s rights as a Commissioner on the Florida Commission on the Status of Women.
Ambassador Day was born and raised in Texas and has called Ft. Lauderdale, Florida home for the last 25 years. She has two sons and five grandchildren who are a great source of pride.