Chair, Director of the Year Awards Committee
Sara joined Marsh & McLennan Agency in 2003 and is a Principal in the Business Insurance Division. Sara is currently the Leader of MMA’s largest industry vertical, and specializes in structuring property and casualty programs for her clients that enhance coverage and drive down insurance costs.
In 2012 Sara was honored with the “Women to Watch” award from Business Insurance Magazine. This international award honors 25 women annually for their professional achievements, influence on the marketplace, and contributions to the advancement of women in business.
Most recently in 2018, Sara was honored by the San Diego Business Journal and named one of San Diego’s Next 40 Top Business Leaders Under 40, by San Diego Magazine as a “Woman of the Year” finalist, and again by the San Diego Business Journal as a “Business Woman of the Year” finalist.
Sara proudly serves a number of associations and non-profit organizations, including the San Diego Women’s Foundation, where she currently serves as Board President. She also serves as Vice Chair of the Sharp HealthCare Foundation Board, is on its Executive Committee, and is Chair of the Sharp Mesa Vista Philanthropy Council. She is the former Chairwoman and Women’s Health Sub-Committee Chair of GROW, MMA’s internal women’s initiative which helps to advance the role of women at MMA and serve as a springboard for leadership opportunities.
Sara also enjoys serving as Mentor to two MMA associates and volunteering for Mended Little Hearts of San Diego, a volunteer-led program providing hope and support to children, patients, and families affected by congenital heart disease.
Sara graduated from the University of San Diego with a major in Political Science and Business Administration. She holds the professional designations of Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).