Sara fell in love with nonprofit work as a teenage volunteer. Inspired by her volunteer work at a camp for autistic children, she developed a deep passion for social work and received her BSW from James Madison University and her MSW from Loyola. She has spent her career in the nonprofit world in various positions ranging from Program Leadership and Behavior Coach to Development Manager. She began working with Diane Gould Therapy in the Peers®️Social Skills Program in 2017 and manages the administrative tasks of the practice in addition to being the group facilitator. She began working with PDA North America back in 2020 and is instrumental in the day-to-day operation and continued growth of the organization.