Senior Vice President of Conservation, Education, and Training
Chicago Zoological Society
Sarah Breen Bartecki has more than 25 years’ experience in nonprofit management, strategic planning, fundraising, program development, and financial analysis. Sarah received a Bachelor in Arts degree from Northwestern University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business, with concentrations in general management and managerial and organizational behavior. Prior to joining the Chicago Zoological Society, Sarah worked at the Chicago Botanic Garden, University of Chicago, and the Joffrey Ballet among others. She is a dedicated conservationist with a passion for inspiring young people, engaging diverse voices in conservation, and restoring biodiversity and people’s connection to wildlife and nature.