Sara brings to UpField deep knowledge and a broad strategic network that spans across agriculture, sustainability, food & beverage and government sectors. She helps clients build unlikely alliances, communicate their sustainability and authentically expand their social media presence using strategic engagement strategies. Prior to joining UpField, Sara served as the Director of Sustainability & Supply Chain Solutions for K·Coe Isom, a top 100 accounting and consulting firm. Her two decades of work experience include working as a top legislative staffer on agriculture, environment and energy in the U.S. Senate, reaching out to farmers on behalf of the national non-profit group Environmental Defense Fund and working as a consultant to numerous agricultural associations and food companies in the private sector. Sara received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kansas State University. She grew up in Beloit, Kansas, and is the granddaughter of farmers on both sides of her family.
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