Sara Levinson

Business Advisor
With SBDC since 2012

Sara brings expertise in business expansion and restructuring to the SV SBDC team. Having operated her own consulting firm for 20+ years, Sara has worked with businesses, non-profits, and communities in diverse sectors to assess and facilitate growth through the use of tools such as strategic alliances, financial analysis, government funding and economic development.

Get in Touch
Email   levinssl@jmu.edu
Phone 540.568.3227

LinkedIn

Specialties
Business Planning
Manufacturing and development/implementation of technology
Organizational Assessment & Restructuring
Negotiations & Facilitation
Government Funding, Corporate Sponsorship
Financial Analysis
Strategic Alliances

Certifications
Certified Business Network Advisor

Education/Experience
Concordia University, BA, Economics, graduated With Distinction
University of Western Ontario, MBA, Operations & Organizational Management
20+ years’ operating her own consulting firm

Awards/Recognition
Associates’ Plan for Excellence Scholarship

Fun Fact
Sara was the co-owner of a television production company.  She and her business partner produced sports and music projects, including an award-winning musical biography titled “In the Key of Oscar,” about Oscar Peterson who was a world-renowned jazz pianist. The film follows Peterson’s life and career, including personal interviews with jazz greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Quincy Jones and Herbie Hancock.