Guild Member Profile
Principal & Vice President of Site Selection
Global Location Strategies
Sarah has worked in site selection and economic development her entire career. Her first experience was a three-year internship with the South Carolina Department of Commerce’s (SCDOC) Coordinating Council for Economic Development, the incentive granting entity for the state. She then joined McCallum Sweeney Consulting for 10 years to advise corporations on their location strategy. Her experience included conducting property evaluations, workforce analysis, and incentive negotiations in the industry sectors of manufacturing, distribution, and office headquarters. Prior to joining Global Location Strategies (GLS) in 2019, Sarah was Director at Quest Site Solutions, a spin-off of McCallum Sweeney, where she facilitated site selection services for industrial clients as well as provided economic development consulting services.
As a Principal and VP of Site Selection at GLS, Sarah enjoys matching corporations with communities, to facilitate mutual prosperity. Her site selection efforts have taken her across hundreds of locations across the United States, with her projects investing hundreds of millions of dollars and creating thousands of jobs.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS SERVED
|Business Services and HQ||Pharma||Medical and Life Sciences|
|Chemicals and Plastics||Advanced Manufacturing||Food and Beverage|
|Logistics, Warehouse and Distribution||Real Estate||Paper|
|Electronics||Forestry, Minerals, Metal|
|Dollar General||DRT America||Freshpet|
Sarah is a graduate of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and cheers on the Gamecocks. She and her husband, David, have two young children that keep them on their toes. In her free time, she enjoys traveling for fun and visits to their family farm.