Sarah Di Troia is an expert in crafting strategy and operations to drive high growth in nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Her experience as an investor, advisor, and leader fuels an approach that integrates market insights with the internal change management necessary to realize new opportunities. Sarah is known for teasing order out of the creative chaos of growth and innovation.
Sarah was the Chief Operating Officer of Health Leads where she led the doubling of impact, developed earned revenue streams, and positioned Health Leads for a successful $30 million capital raise to fuel new growth. Prior to Health Leads, Sarah was Managing Partner at New Profit where she lead investment selection and launched the Pathways Fund, a youth development-focused $50 million philanthropy fund in partnership with the federal Social Innovation Fund. Sarah worked as an Associate Director at The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), a nonprofit dedicated to assessing and improving the overall performance of philanthropic foundations. Prior to her role at CEP, she was a Principal at Axxon Capital, a fund focused on exploring the market opportunity in the deficit of equity investments in women and minority-led companies. Sarah has also worked as a Principal at the Parthenon Group, where she was an advisor to entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs inside of large companies launching new businesses.
Sarah graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1998.