What inspires me: Witnessing genuine empathy and selfless acts.
What I am most proud of: Empowering cancer patients with the knowledge, resources, and connections to people that dramatically change their course of care and quality of life.
I do what I do because: I love partnering with people to rethink what is possible and to dramatically change our world for the better.
As President, Sara Brenner leads the firm’s consulting business. Sara helped develop and is implementing the firm’s new strategy to solve social problems at the magnitude they exist, while leading a sales team that grew revenue by more than 45%. She oversees the implementation of the new strategy-aligning products, impact measurement, and talent initiatives with a results-based culture to deliver exceptional value to partners.
With over 15 years’ experience in consulting for nonprofits, for-profits and the government, Sara worked extensively in the health and human services including at the Advisory Board Company and The Gallup Organization. As a The Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association Board Member, she tripled the organization’s support network. She authored the MIT Innovations article, “The Art of Sustaining Social Innovation”, and served on two national initiatives with Independent Sector: Charting Impact and Initiative for Nonprofit Talent and Leadership. She is a member of the Leadership Greater Washington Class of 2013.
Sara received her M.B.A. from Georgetown University and her B.A. with Honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.