SPMB Announces New Client Partner Sarah Auten

(July 29, 2021) SPMB is pleased to announce and congratulate our new Client Partner, Sarah Auten.

Sarah joined SPMB in 2018 and today co-leads the firm’s Financial Officers Practice, with a strong track record serving consumer-oriented companies. Sarah also launched SPMB’s General Counsel (GC) Practice — an area that she is uniquely qualified to lead having spent several years litigating and working in politics on Capitol Hill. Among the many companies Sarah has successfully served during her tenure at SPMB, some of her recent and repeat clients include Jellysmack,, Bellwether Coffee, Chairish and Disney Streaming Services.

Dave Mullarkey, a Managing Partner at SPMB, adds: “Sarah has done amazing work for clients during her time at this firm. She is the whole package — a pleasure to work with, fearless, consistent, has a crazy work ethic, high EQ and IQ…you name it. We are thrilled to have her as a Client Partner here at SPMB.”

Please join us in congratulating Sarah.


SPMB builds teams that ensure venture capital and private equity-backed disrupters achieve scale, and position multi-billion-dollar public companies to unlock innovation. With boots on the ground in Denver, San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles, SPMB connects top executive talent to the fastest growing innovators across the country. Closing hundreds of C-level searches annually, SPMB is maniacally focused on achieving outsized results for our clients.

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