Sarah is an independent director and the Chair of the Audit Committee for the board of Anchorage Digital Bank NA, the first federally chartered digital asset bank. From inception in 2019 until acquisition by Walmart and Ribbit Capital in 2022, Sarah was the General Counsel (GC), Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), and Corporate Secretary at ONE, a digital banking platform that integrated spending, saving, borrowing, and sharing in one account using one card. Sarah was also the first GC and CCO at Azlo, a bank-owned tech company providing banking services to small businesses, and the first lawyer and Head of Compliance at Blend, a digital platform providing mortgage and banking products to banks and lenders.
In 2017 Sarah founded the 94104 Exchange, a San Francisco-based forum for fintech lawyers and compliance professionals to facilitate “the unregulated exchange of ideas.” Before moving to San Francisco to build companies, Sarah was an attorney at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and at Buckley LLP, and a Principal at Promontory Financial Group, in Washington, DC.
Sarah earned her JD at The George Washington University Law School and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music.