Sarah is an accomplished speaker and experienced executive. She brings vast diversity and social impact experience, having spent almost two decades in various forms of community development work. Sarah earned her MBA from North Park University in 2010 with a self-designated concentration in community development. Her professional resume includes work in direct service, faith-based organizations, community organizing and social enterprise before becoming involved in economic empowerment work in 2012. She is also currently completing a Masters of Liberal Arts degree at the University of Chicago, serves on the Illinois Comptroller’s BankOn Advisory Committee and continues to consult for financial institutions involved in community development.
Sarah’s perspective as a person living with PKU, a rare and lifelong metabolic disease, informs her presentations on diversity, equity, and inclusion, leadership, and authenticity.