Sarah is the endowments and foundations director of client engagement in the Austin office. Sarah joined Brown Advisory in September 2016 as a result of the combination between Brown Advisory and Blackhaw Wealth Management. At Blackhaw, Sarah managed the firm’s business operations, client service, and marketing efforts and served as the chief compliance officer. Prior to joining Blackhaw, Sarah was a vice president in Investor Relations at the D. E. Shaw group in New York, a global investment and technology development firm currently managing $47 billion in assets on behalf of private and institutional clients. Before beginning her career in the financial services industry, she was a professional theatre artist and she continues to be involved in Austin’s thriving arts community.


  • University of California at Irvine, MFA (1997)
  • Cornell University (Phi Beta Kappa), BA (1990)

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Creative Action
  • Social Venture Partner, Mission Capital


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