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Sara Ballard

Communications Manager

Sara works with foundation program teams on communications strategy, integrated planning, and program execution. She brings more than a decade of communications experience to her role at the organization, having most recently served as a vice president at Weber Shandwick. During her time at Weber Shandwick, Sara developed communications strategies and integrated brand campaigns for technology, corporate and CSR clients – including earned, owned and paid efforts. She also spent time at Edelman, where she supported the firm’s clients in the food and nutrition spaces.

A Chicago native, Sara graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing Communications.