Guild Member Profile

Sarah White

Principal & Vice President of Site Selection

Global Location Strategies
Greenville, SC

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.

North America International
Paper Electronics Forestry, Minerals, Metal
Business Services and HQ Pharma Medical and Life Sciences
Chemicals and Plastics Advanced Manufacturing Food and Beverage
Logistics, Warehouse and Distribution Real Estate
Alstom Aquion Energy BMC
Dollar General DRT America Freshpet
Hertz Walmart CalStar
Nacero SGL Trex Company
CF Industries

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.