As a residential real estate specialist, Sara combines her strong design and architectural background with an extensive knowledge and love of Chicago's neighborhoods. It is a second nature for Sara to be able to visualize the marketability and livability of spaces, and to make spot on analyses from staging and color selections to structural enhancements. Drawing on her award-winning project management skills, Sara expertly streamlines what can often be a daunting process. Driven to provide exceptional customer service, Sara offers an engaging and open communication style that inspires client confidence and trust.
Sara brings over twenty years of experience in the interior design profession, working as a Senior Project Designer, Project Manager and Consultant for some of the most prestigious interior design and architecture firms in the country in Chicago, Seattle and the San Francisco Bay area. Sara has led several highly publicized and award-winning interior design projects. She has worked on both residential design and a wide variety of commercial projects across many industries including education, hospitality, healthcare and senior living.
After studying Fine Arts at Kansas University, Sara earned a B.A. in Communication from DePaul University and later followed her passion for interior architecture by studying at the Harrington Institute of Interior Design in Chicago. She grew up on Chicago's North Shore and has resided in many of Chicago's great urban neighborhoods including Lincoln Park, DePaul, Lakeview and for the past ten years in River North. Currently, she is on the Board of Directors for Erie Centre Condominiums and heads the Design Committee that is in the planning stages of a new Lobby renovation project. Sara is also an active member of the River North Business Association and the Women's Council of Realtors. While her sales acumen spans all market segments of Chicago, Sara focuses her efforts primarily on all of the downtown neighborhoods including Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Gold Coast, Streeterville, River North, West Loop and West Town.