Darryl K. Sharpton named head of Public Health Trust

caines | 6/20/2013, 5:30 a.m.

Darryl K. Sharpton,CPA/ABVwas selected to serve as chairman of The Public Health Trust Board of Trustees [(PHT] at its organizational meeting last week. This follows a two-year commitment as vice chairman of the Financial Recovery Board [FRB]. The Jackson Board has returned to its traditional name, PHT, following a two-year assignment, which helped lead Miami-Dades public health system out of a crisis. Sharpton was unanimously elected as the new chairman during the organizational meeting. I am proud to be chosen as chairman, he said. The Jackson board is committed to promoting a future of successful growth, while holding fast to our proud legacy of delivering a single, high standard of care to everyone in Miami-Dade County. A native of Louisiana, Sharpton has been a resident of Miami-Dade County since 1979. He is a graduate of Florida State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Sharpton brings substantial experience in accounting and business consulting to the helm of the board. He is president/CEO and managing partner of Sharpton, Brunson & Company, P. A., a premier South Florida accounting and consulting firm.He heads the companys consulting and litigation support practices. Before starting his firm in 1984, he worked as a consultant at Price Waterhouse. Miami Times staff report