Sara Besche

Sara Besche

Operations Team

Sara brings over 17 years of business development, operations, and client relationship management experience to YSC.

She earned her B.S. in Consumer Sciences-Magna Cum Laude, from WVU, where she studied psychology, communications and leadership. Sara held an Executive position on the University Board of Governors as the Director of Outreach, and after completing several Provost-led leadership projects, was selected as an Advisor for the WVU Strategic Planning and Assessment Committee where she was introduced to focus group facilitation and process improvement initiatives.  The experience inspired her interests in leadership, operations and strategic planning.  Upon studying abroad in Milan, Italy at Neuava Academia de Bella Arti (NABA), Sara landed an operations role with Architectural firm, French & Ryan where she administered contracts and handled client relations for large-scale institutional and government projects.

She went on to complete her MBA from The University of Miami and her Lean Six Sigma Certification from The Council for Six Sigma Certification. After completing her MBA, she became a College Instructor where she enjoyed teaching Office Administration Technology for Delaware Tech’s Applied Science program, which equips graduates with a broad foundation of business, computer and database management skills, building problem-solving abilities through project-based learning.

Sara’s breadth of expertise has been utilized with Fortune 500 companies across the Pharmaceutical, HR Services, Real Estate Development and Construction industries. With over 7 years of specialized experience in consultative and solutions-based sales processes, sales psychology and strategic prospecting methodologies, Sara was honored with the highest individual achievement at the NAHB National Awards Gala, earning a Gold Award from the National Sales and Marketing Council.

Sara’s passions include spending time with family, enjoying the beach, fine arts, reading and Pilates. She stays active in the community through volunteering with organizations providing resources, ministry and fellowship to families and individuals experiencing crisis or homelessness.