Sara Brody, Director of Strategic Partnerships

Sara joins us from Keep America Beautiful, where she led the development of the overall individual donor strategy by maximizing their donor portfolio including Board and staff appeals, identifying, engaging, cultivating and soliciting gifts from individuals and foundations; developing strategies to bring new individual donors to Keep America Beautiful, and working with their affiliate network to build mutually beneficial partnerships that engaged their volunteers and donors. Prior to this, Sara worked with M Logic as a recruiter to build new relationships and network to develop her portfolio.  She was the Executive Director in charge of fundraising and operations for Project HEAL, a national organization dedicated to providing grant funding for people with eating disorders who cannot afford treatment.  She has also worked as a Chief Operating Officer for a dental operations business, founded her own non-profit, LEAP, that provided public school students with the opportunity to become advanced learners via one-to-one laptop programs, and worked in senior level positions with Lehman Brothers for over 22 years.

Sara holds a B.A in Political Science from SUNY Binghamton.