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Sara Sampson

Director of Volunteer Management

Sara spent over 30 years in various Sales and Marketing leadership roles in corporations covering the  Retail, Hospitality, Business to Business Services and Food Service Industries. She is known as a collaborative and trusted leader with a passion for improving business performance. Sara has been recognized as a strong developer of talent, someone who can mentor and motivate others to help them achieve their goals. In addition to interim and fractional Sales Leadership roles, Sara is now leveraging her experience, skills and talents to under-resourced students to help them achieve their goals. 

  • Vice President of Sales, Company Officer - Restaurant Technologies

  • Vice President - Sales and Operations - Lifetouch Portrait Studios

  • Sr. Vice President - National Accounts, Carlson Marketing Group

  • Managing Director - Asia Pacific, Carlson Companies

  • BBA - Marketing and Industrial Relations, University of Iowa

  • Graduate Studies at University of Minnesota and St. Thomas Opus School of Business

Sara has three young grandchildren that live in Singapore with her daughter and son-in-law. Sara gets up twice a week at 5:00 AM (7:00 PM their time) to read to them, play games and have cooking classes. 

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