Sharon Smith-Lenox is the Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Energy Recovery. She had previously served at the company’s Controller, where she was responsible for U.S. and international accounting functions; she effectively planned and implemented process improvements across the finance department. Before joining the company, Ms. Smith-Lenox was Controller for Tigo Energy, an international venture-capital-supported startup based in Silicon Valley and Israel, which designed and manufactured smart module optimizer technology for the solar industry. Previously, she was Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for Maxim Integrated Products Inc., a public semiconductor developer and manufacturer of integrated circuits. At Maxim, she led the worldwide accounting teams in the U.S., Europe, Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Ms. Smith-Lenox also held various positions of increasing responsibility at the Hewlett-Packard Company. She began her professional career at KPMG, San Francisco, advancing to Audit Manager, with a focus on international SEC engagements. Ms. Smith-Lenox is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds an MA in International Relations from the University of California, Berkeley, a BS in Accounting from the California State University, East Bay, and a BA in International Relations from Long Island University.