Sara comes to Donor By Design fueled by an enthusiasm for helping organizations craft and present the right message to help further their mission. Coupled with her passion for non-profits and the life-changing work they do each day, Sara is eager to find creative and effective solutions to marketing/communication challenges.
Sara can help you tell your story and create your case with the goal of motivating volunteers, donors, advocates, participants and community leaders to action. With a keen eye and ear for the nuances that inspire and compel, your marketing and communication efforts will be straightforward, consistent and effective.
Sara provides counsel for:
- Integrated marketing/communication campaigns
- Public relations, media relations and crisis communication
- Case development, including printed materials, videos and web strategies
- Social media, web and e-communications
- Event management
- Facility and program launch strategies
Before joining Donor By Design, Sara directed the marketing and communication efforts of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, including the celebration of the Association’s 150th Anniversary and local implementation of the Y’s national rebranding efforts. Prior to her work at the Y, Sara held various marketing and communication roles at the Hunger Task Force – a Milwaukee-based anti-hunger and advocacy organization, Milwaukee Area Technical College and the Milwaukee Boys & Girls Clubs. Prior to her work in non-profit, Sara got her feet wet at an advertising agency and worked on accounts including Oldsmobile, Allen-Edmonds and Summerfest.
Sara holds a Bachelors Degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband Judson and children.
Phone/Fax (toll-free): 877.323.3904, x711
Phone (direct): 414.688.7365