Chief Brand Officer
Sarah joined The Elliot Group in 2021. In her role, Sarah looks to harness the firm’s expertise and experience to drive thought leadership, business development, event opportunities, and philanthropic efforts to positively impact the talent and industries that The Elliot Group serves.
Prior to joining The Elliot Group, Sarah was Group Director of The Restaurant & Food Group at Informa Plc. There she led all brand efforts for the leading media, marketing services, and events portfolio, including Nation's Restaurant News, Restaurant Hospitality, Food Management, Supermarket News, and the premier restaurant leadership digital community Restaurants Rise and conference, CREATE: The Future of Foodservice.
Sarah’s career has spanned business development, audience and community engagement, sales and marketing, and editorial content for these brands where she spent nearly 15 years in various roles including Executive Director of Content and Editor-in-Chief at Nation’s Restaurant News.
Sarah is a sought-after restaurant industry authority who has appeared on CNBC, The Today Show, Bloomberg, and other national media, and has keynoted the National Restaurant Association Show, Global Restaurant Investment Forum, Financial Leadership Exchange, and other events. She currently serves on the advisory board for Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Dine Out campaign, and as a jury member for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Faces of Diversity Awards and scholarship selection committee.
In addition to her work at Informa, Sarah spent nearly two years as Senior Vice President, Content at Winsight LLC, which operates Restaurant Business, the Restaurant Leadership Conference, and additional media, data and event brands serving the food ecosystem.
Sarah is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She lives in New York City with her husband and twin boys.