Sara Hipson

Business Development Executive

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After graduating with a Masters in Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto, Sara moved west to pursue a career in the forestry sector. She spent six years in Prince George, British Columbia in multiple roles from planning and laying logging blocks, managing a $40 million-dollar provincial funding program, and overseeing a small SaaS software company. In her role as Business Development Executive at Mentor Works, Sara leads and supports Canadian businesses in accessing funding and prioritizing innovative projects.

Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”

– Michael Jordan

A former NCAA athlete, Sara acted as President of northern British Columbia’s regional sport development organization, Engage Sport North, for three years. She plays hockey, softball, and beach volleyball recreationally, and also goes skiing in the winter. When she isn’t working or playing sports, you can find Sara hiking with her dogs or in her veggie garden.