Sara is a Senior Intellectual Property Counsel for an oilfield services company in Houston, Texas. Sara joined the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation in 2006, shortly after her close friend, Kelly Lester, was diagnosed with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Initially Sara served as the Foundation’s first patient advocate, and later served roles as Secretary, President, and Trustee. After a 5-year hiatus, Sara rejoined the Foundation in 2017 as Trustee. Sara holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Texas A&M University, and a J.D. from South Texas College of Law.