Sara is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Recast Capital, a platform supporting and investing in emerging managers in venture. The Recast team believes that emerging managers, particularly those with diverse partnerships, represent both an underserved market and overlooked business opportunity, and is taking a new approach to meeting the need.
Sara previously served as a Venture Partner at Greenspring Associates, a venture capital platform with over $10.7B under management. She was responsible for sourcing and due diligence efforts on fund, direct, and secondary opportunities, managing a number of Greenspring's direct investments, and leading Greenspring's impact investing initiative. Prior to joining Greenspring, Sara served as a Principal with CNF Investments, a private investment firm affiliated with Clark Enterprises, Inc. CNF focuses on venture capital and private equity opportunities (fund and direct) in technology, life sciences and energy.
Prior to that, Sara participated in Foundation Capital's Young Entrepreneurs Program, where she helped identify promising investment opportunities in the Washington, DC area. Sara was also the Director of Product Management for SkyBuilt Power, Inc., a venture-backed clean-tech company that provided rapidly-deployable renewable energy solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Intelligence Community, and telecommunications industry (domestic and international markets). She was with the business from its inception, also supporting it as a Project Engineer, Project Manager, and its Director of Engineering.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Sara received an MBA from Georgetown University, and an MS in engineering management and BS in mechanical engineering from The George Washington University.
Sara is also an Entrepreneurial Advisor at Georgetown University and a Venture Partner with NextGen.
Sara is a member of Class 23, and served her fellowship at Greenspring Associates in Washington, DC under the mentorship of Seyonne Kang and Kate Mitchell.