Sarah has over two decades of experience in both nonprofit management and fundraising, with a wealth of knowledge about the sector as well as significant operational and development expertise. She was most recently the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Brooklyn Community Foundation. As COO she was responsible for oversight of both the Foundation’s internal operations and strategic partnerships. In addition, she worked closely with the board and leadership to steward new philanthropic funds and grow the Foundation’s endowment. During her tenure, the Foundation nearly doubled its endowment from $65M to over $120M, increased its annual grantmaking from approximately $3M to over $12M, and doubled its full-time staff. Prior to the Foundation, Sarah was Deputy Director for the Heart of Brooklyn, a partnership of the borough’s leading cultural institutions. She was also National Program Director for Careers Through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), a school-to-career initiative for the culinary and hospitality industries. As a nonprofit fundraising and management consultant, Sarah’s clients have included National Child Labor Committee, The Jewish Museum, Lutheran Medical Center, and Art2Facts, Inc. Sarah graduated with honors from Barnard College. She is a proud Brooklynite since 1997 and currently lives in Clinton Hill with her husband and two sons.