Sara Jean

Sara Jean

Director of Development

Sara Jean oversees the Development and Grants Programs and be responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, oversight, planning, implementation, and management of all fundraising and development activities for programs and corporate campaigns.

Sara Jean is a well-rounded professional with more than 10 years of experience in program development, client prospecting, and territory sales, combined with extensive fundraising and donor management background.

As a small business advocate and licensed banker, Sara Jean is a proactive leader skilled in nurturing long-term relationships to develop business solutions and solve operational and technical problems while also skilled at serving as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders. Throughout her banking career, she was recognized for demonstrating outstanding levels of professionalism and dedication while leveraging strong team leadership, effective communication, and partner development to drive forward progress.

Most recently, she was recruited to lead the development department at Girl Power Rocks, restructure their organizational brand, and aggressively fundraise for Mama Hattie’s House, which is a $20-million dollar capital campaign project. In this role, she was tasked with designing and implementing donor prospecting strategies and fund development programs to meet annual goals while collaborating across the board to rebuild relationships, inspire confidence, and develop partnership initiatives. 

Sara Jean has a degree in International Business and is currently pursuing her CFRE certification. She is passionate about advocating for women’s empowerment, the preservation of the family unit, and she dedicates her time serving on committees whose mission aligns with her passion. Ms. Jean started with SisterLove earlier this month. 

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