Sarah oversees individual and institutional donor relations at Beacon. She manages the fundraising team, develops strategy and partners with staff leading our congregational relationships. Sarah holds a bachelor's degree in communication studies from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and a master's degree in advocacy and political leadership from the University of Minnesota Duluth. With more than a dozen years’ experience working in the social sector, Sarah has seen how philanthropy has the power to create positive change. In her free time you might find her coaching girls’ basketball, being walked by her 14 pound dog at Como Park, or exploring Saint Paul via LRT with her daughter and husband.