Sarah Tanner has worked in the resource development field for over 20 years. Tanner started her career at the Mile High United Way, serving as a marketing manager for information and referral services. She continued her tenure with the United Way system serving in leadership positions with United Way of New York City, United Way of Hampshire County (Northampton, MA), and most recently, United Way of Pioneer Valley (Springfield, MA) where she served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Communications and Resource Development. She has also served in development positions with UMass Libraries (Amherst, MA) and Noble Health Systems (Westfield, MA). Tanner brings a strong background in strategic planning and communications for nonprofits, as well as extensive experience in annual and capital fundraising, to her classrooms.