Sara W.

Chief of Staff

Sara is an accomplished attorney and operations leader with a passion for supporting mission-driven organizations. She has a diverse background that ranges from leading compliance and legal operations at high growth start-ups to leading strategic planning, asset management, and data analytics at one of the largest school districts in the country. Sara has a unique ability to build consensus across a variety of stakeholders in order to lead change management initiatives and drive lasting impact across organizations.

During her time in the private sector, Sara worked for small and medium-sized financial management firms to lead compliance, operations, and legal transactions. While at RCM Asset Management, the firm’s assets under management more than quadrupled and Sara led all regulatory compliance functions for the organization during this period of rapid growth.

While in the public sector, Sara led several key initiatives for Denver Public Schools, including $800mil bond and mill levy initiatives and real estate transactions totaling over $100mil. At Denver Public Schools, Sara has been a leader in building relationships with stakeholders across the city and using data to drive district-wide improvements.

Sara received her B.S. in International Business from Northern Arizona University, and both her M.B.A. and J.D. from DePaul University. She also holds an M.A. in Educational Leadership from The Broad Center. Sara was born and raised in Baltimore, MD but has called Denver, CO home for the last 7 years. When not working, you can usually find Sara somewhere in the mountains- hiking, running, camping, skiing or biking with her family.


  • Administrative Support
  • Finance
  • Operations


  • JD, DePaul University
  • MBA, DePaul University


  • Education
  • Financial services
  • Government

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