Sarah discovered a love of writing as a child when she wrote her first poem, "Please! No Homework Today!" Since then, Sarah has been building connections through words.
For six years, Sarah taught the art of rhetoric as a high school English educator. Desiring a new challenge, she returned to Bowling Green State University to pursue a career in business.
With a Bachelor of Science in Education, specializing in English, and a Master of Business Administration, Sarah is uniquely skilled in strategizing your business writing needs and empowering you to communicate effectively.
Sarah is the founder of Tackling the Mountain, in which she strives to help others rise over obstacles and live joyful, intentional lives. In January 2020, Tackling the Mountain was listed in Parade Magazine as an inspirational Instagram account to follow. Check out #21 here.
Associate for Marketing and Communication
Women of Toledo
June 2019 - December 2019
Created and posted social media content for Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Oversaw project management of marketing campaign for annual fundraising event.
Developed presence on LinkedIn platform, leading to an 212% increase in followers.
Composed value-added blogs and articles to reflect brand and promote organization.
Human Resources Generalist
March 2018 - April 2019
Launched HR department in rapidly-growing manufacturing company.
Instituted accident reporting, overtime tracking, and onboarding processes.
Tracked and analyzed payroll, complying with federal regulations and labor laws.
Oversaw benefits open enrollment, answering staff questions and completing updates.
Resolved conflict within workplace through open, empathetic conversations.
Hardin County Schools
July 2016 - June 2017
Created career readiness writing program, resulting in the highest pass rates in county.
Redesigned AP Language and Composition course, strategizing change management.
Instructed audiences of 30+ daily with engaging storytelling and persuasive rhetoric.
Resolved conflict with empathy and logic, maintaining order and minimizing disruption.
Served on technology committee, pioneering information technology and resources.
English Teacher and Journalism Advisor
Prince William Co. Public Schools
August 2011 - June 2016
Supervised 700+ students, documenting progress and achieving annual SMART goals.
Developed yearly, monthly, and daily plans for 6 courses (projects) to meet objectives.
Presented information clearly and concisely, building convincing, engaging media.
Accomplished 100% pass rate in standardized state assessments from 2013 to 2016.
Recognized as leading writing instructor, serving as mentor for 15 English teachers.
Member of curriculum development board, strategizing change management project.