Sarah grew up in Corvallis, Oregon, and graduated from the University of Oregon in Eugene earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2002.
After graduation, Sarah moved to Palo Alto, California, and worked there for ten years as an Office Manager and Executive Assistant with various companies throughout the Bay Area. After the birth of her second child, she moved back to Corvallis with her husband and two kids to be closer to family.
Sarah joined PBV in 2013 as the Office Manager and handles the office accounts, billing and HR, she also was integral with the transition from Powell Valuation Inc to Powell Banz Valuation, LLC in 2014. Sarah maintains the company Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ pages as well as the PBV website.
Outside the office Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, running and exploring the PNW.