Sarah Kennedy


Sarah is a Partner with Hanold Associates where she specializes in recruiting HR executives and Diversity and Inclusion officers with a passion for non-profit, mission-driven and philanthropic organizations.

Prior to joining Hanold Associates, Sarah worked as a Corps Member with Teach For America and taught in a Head Start preschool classroom in the West Englewood community of Chicago.

Sarah graduated with a Master of Science in early childhood education from Erikson Institute. Before that, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science with a concentration in faith, peace and justice from Boston College. While at Boston College, she was a two-time orientation leader for incoming freshmen, served as the president of Best Buddies and completed the Boston Marathon.

Sarah recently moved to Boston from Chicago and works on a number of the Boston-based searches. In her free time, Sarah loves staying active, whether it’s running, hiking or playing pickleball. She also loves reading, baking and watching Rom-Coms.