As CCLR's Executive Director, Sarah leads the development and implementation of the organization's mission and goals, in collaboration with CCLR's Board of Directors. Prior to joining CCLR, Sarah served as the Memphis Team Lead for the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities, working with 25 federal agencies to connect Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr.'s administration with federal resources and technical assistance. Sarah has a background in international development and has worked in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the South Pacific. She is a Truman Scholar, and earned her Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University and her BA from Eckerd College. In her free time, Sarah enjoys cycling and kayaking.