Director of Donor Relations
Sarah joined the Foundation in 2019 after having most recently served as Scholarship Officer for the Tallahassee Community College Foundation. Her position at the TCC Foundation focused on improving scholarship administration by developing more effective policies and procedures pertaining to student awarding, scholarship donor relations and community engagement for academic program fundraising. Sarah previously taught elementary school students in grades Kindergarten through Fourth, but left education to work with her husband on developing a new franchise concept for their restaurant. Sarah manages grants for the Community Foundation and focuses on donor relations pertaining to the nonprofit organizations affiliated with the Foundation. She graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's degree in Educational Leadership & Administration and is also a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. In 1991, Sarah and her husband founded Bagel Bagel Cafe on W. Pensacola Street in Tallahassee, they have two children who currently attend the University of Alabama.