Sara Olson is the Chief Advancement Officer for Concerned Women for America. Sara looks for strategic ways to advance the mission of CWA, forging new national partnerships and stewarding some of CWA’s most treasured relationships. In her early career, Sara worked in sales training and management with The Southwestern Company. While she excelled in sales, she stepped into her role as a full-time mom when her first child was born. While fulfilling her role as a mother, Sara co-founded and oversaw Haystack Associates, an executive search firm serving national clients. In 2008, Sara and her husband, JT, sold their share of Haystack Associates so JT could start a nonprofit organization serving widows and orphans. Sara subsequently joined Belmont University overseeing visits in the Office of Admissions and planning major events. In 2012, she was promoted to Director of Parent Engagement. Sara is a member of The Republican Women of Williamson County, National Federation of Republican Women, and volunteers with Both Hands Foundation. Sara and JT live in Brentwood, Tennessee with the youngest of their five children.