Sara Wise

Job Title: Senior Consultant

Organization: Mission Advancement

Sara Wise, is the former president of Sara Wise Strategies and senior consultant for Mission Advancement, a Texas-based nonprofit fundraising consulting firm. She has dedicated her career to the nonprofit sector, with over 19 years serving organizations in education, social services, cultural, and fine arts. Sara’s professional experience includes fundraising at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School in Virginia, the Episcopal School of Dallas, American Red Cross Greater Houston Chapter, and the Houston Zoo. Since launching her consulting business in 2016, Ms. Wise has worked with over a dozen nonprofits to execute development strategy, events, capital campaigns, and more. Beyond her work, Ms. Wise serves the community as 2019 President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Houston Chapter, the 2018 and 2019 Chair of the Salvation Army’s Youth of the Year Scholarship event, a member of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Executive Committee, and a member of the Strawbridge United Methodist Church Council and Campaign Leadership Committee.

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