With over a decade of experience at the top levels of American politics and corporate America, Sarah has most recently launched her own Public Affairs consulting firm, POMPEI VIII, LLC. Previously, she worked as a Director on the Public Policy team at Lyft, where she led public affairs initiatives to expand business opportunities through direct and indirect government and legislative interactions at the federal, state, and local levels. Prior to Lyft, Sarah worked as a Director of Corporate Communications at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, leading and managing the international Issues and Crisis Practice. She also served as a primary spokesperson for the company. Earlier to her corporate work, she served as a communications lead for both of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns, as Communications Director in U.S. Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy’s office, as press secretary for Meg Whitman’s gubernatorial campaign, and she worked with numerous political campaigns and organizations across the country. A Southern California native, Sarah graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley.