Sarah is a team leader with a passion for equity, innovation, and human potential. She applies systems-thinking and human-centered approaches to investigate challenges, analyze information, and build collaborative structures to explore and sustain change in the public sector. She excels in policy spaces and builds momentum in complicated and uncharted territory.

Before joining UPD Consulting, Sarah worked at the Rhode Island Department of Education, where she focused on modernizing the state’s approach to improving educator quality and accompanying data systems.

Sarah holds a Master of Arts in Urban Education Policy from Brown University, a Master of Science in Teaching from Pace University, and a Bachelors of Arts in Politics from Ithaca College.