Sarah has worked at Silicon Valley start-ups, media agencies, and publicly-traded education companies. Across all of these companies, Sarah has uniquely focused on creating innovative new growth platforms built to improve organizational culture and human capital systems. Most recently, she was a Senior Vice President at Civic Entertainment, a Seacrest Global Company, working with Airbnb, Quibi, Elmhurst1925, Argo AI and SYFY Wire among other brands to develop growth strategies through experiential marketing.
Prior to Civic, Sarah served as senior vice president of product development at Strayer Education where she conceived and built Strayer’s first product innovation lab, designing workforce development products to drive frontline employee retention and new customer lead generation. Sarah also developed and launched ‘Education Nation,’ a five-year platform with NBC News that became one of the most impactful educational media events in the country. In the last two years, Sarah has applied her entrepreneurial skills to podcasting, where she has worked with Suze Orman as a co-host and business partner on her show ‘Women & Money,’ as well as on the show ‘Self Made’ with Jessica Herrin. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from The University of San Francisco, and after 22 years in San Francisco, she is looking forward to calling Austin home with her husband Kevin and daughter Charlie.