Team Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Sarah Neighbors has joined us as Vice President of Development & Operations.

As part of Team Pennsylvania, Neighbors will oversee strategic investor development efforts, coordinating with the President & CEO on strategic goals, short- and long-term objectives. In her role, she will: manage Team Pennsylvania’s day-to-day operations; cultivate and maintain a multi-year strategy to achieve annual fundraising goals and manage the development process to ensure synergy with Team Pennsylvania’s overall development efforts; manage organizational resources; oversee the development, adoption, and amendments to effective internal policies and procedures.

Previously, Neighbors worked for Penn State University as a Gift Officer of the Grateful Patient Program. Before her time at Penn State University, Neighbors had over a decade of experience in a law practice where she was responsible for creating systems for efficiency and managed support staff while serving as a liaison between the firm, clients, and contractors. Sarah Neighbors has also volunteered as a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Children with Aids since 2015, and was a Direct Care & Fundraising Volunteer for Iowa City Hospice. Neighbors holds her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Iowa. In her spare time, Neighbors is a talented photographer, helping businesses and individuals to share their stories through images.

We are thrilled to have Sarah Neighbors join our team and support our mission to improve the commonwealth’s competitiveness and economic prosperity through supporting Team Pennsylvania’s development and operational efforts. Neighbors expressed her excitement to join Team Pennsylvania saying, “I am thrilled to join Team PA and have the opportunity to use my skills to support the organization and the commonwealth.”

Please join us in welcoming Sarah Neighbors to Team Pennsylvania.