Sara Vernon Sterman
Chief Program Officer
Sara Vernon Sterman (she/her) currently serves as Chief Program Officer. In this position, she provides executive leadership and oversight of all capacity-building, grant and technical assistance programs at Reinvestment Fund, particularly in the areas of food, childcare and social determinants of health. She has over two decades of experience developing and implementing financing initiatives in the education, social services and health care sectors. Prior to joining Reinvestment Fund in 1999, she taught elementary school in New York City and Washington, D.C., with the Teach for America program, and was a program director for Teach For America in eastern North Carolina. Sara holds an M.S.W from the School of Social Work and an M.B.A from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.