Sara has worked as a Business Advisor for the SV SBDC since 2012 and operated her own consulting firm for over 20 years. Her expertise focuses on development initiatives (expansion, restructuring) involving companies non-profits and communities. Specific skill areas include business planning, organizational assessment & restructuring, negotiations & facilitation, financial analysis and strategic alliances.
Sara has worked with organizations in diverse sectors including arts & culture, economic development, software, food production, telecommunications, etc. Projects have included technology-driven companies as well as initiatives involving manufacturing operations. She has a BA in Economics (Concordia University) and an MBA with a focus in operations and organizational management (University of Western Ontario). Sara has lived in the Shenandoah Valley since 2005.