Sarah has dedicated her career to helping public and private sector clients navigate rapidly evolving issues like environmental justice, climate resilience, and state and federal funding. Her expertise includes grants and funding, public policy research and analysis, intergovernmental relations, and brownfield redevelopment. She served as a 2020 Council on Foreign Relations-Hitachi fellow in Japan and the executive director of the nonprofit Center for Creative Land Recycling. Sarah also spent nearly four years in federal service, including two as the Memphis, Tennessee, team lead for the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities. Sarah has a passion for helping communities build more sustainable, livable futures.
“I’m fascinated by the art and science of cities. Knowing that I’m contributing to a small part of that larger human project motivates me to keep expanding my knowledge and practice.”