As the CEO of Virginia Health Catalyst, Sarah draws on her nearly twenty years of experience in state and federal policy, clinical care infrastructure, and health equity to improve health and advance equity across the commonwealth. Notably, under Sarah's leadership, Catalyst led a successful advocacy campaign to add an adult dental benefit to Virginia's Medicaid program – paving the way for nearly a million adults to access covered oral health services and for safety-net clinics to offer comprehensive, integrated care for their patients.
In 2021, Sarah was named the first COVID-19 Response Warrior by the National Network for Oral Health Access, an association of dental safety-net health centers committed to oral health integration and access.
Sarah received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science degree from Simmons University. She is a proud alumnus of both Richmond Memorial Health Foundation's Equity and Health Fellowship and Lead Virginia and serves on numerous boards. She is also fiercely proud of her family of four.