Sarah Townsend Leach

Sarah joined ECF as a capital campaign consultant after serving as director of advancement and communications for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. Throughout her ten years in the nonprofit sector, she has helped create and share sustainable strategies for leadership development, fund development and communications with a wide variety of organizations throughout the Southeast and Midwest. She brings to her work a friendly demeanor, a broad range of experience, and a deep understanding of the Episcopal Church.

Over her career, Sarah has held fundraising and consulting roles with Impact Strategies Group (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana, Social Venture Partners Minnesota, and the Center for Nonprofit Management (Nashville, Tennessee). Sarah is a native of Nashville and life-long Episcopalian. She holds a BA in English Literature from Rhodes College in Memphis and a Masters of Public Administration from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs. She is also trained in the Art of Hosting methodology.