Sarah Werner

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Sarah Werner

Chief Advancement Officer

Sarah joined St. Vladimir's in June 2019 as SVS Press Marketing Director and was promoted to Chief Marketing Officer of the Seminary and Press in January 2020, and then to Chief Advancement Officer in 2022. Sarah holds a B.A. in English and Art from Asbury University and completed a nine-month leadership program with the Raleigh Fellows Initiative. Her experience includes a position as Marketing Director for StepUp Ministry in Raleigh, NC, where she helped the organization expand into multiple locations and assisted in raising over $5 million; a senior position as Brand Storyteller for Causely, where she led the company's rebranding process; and as the previous owner and freelance photographer of Red Root Photography. Sarah was raised Episcopalian, became Anglican, and eventually found her way to Orthodoxy in 2012. She's a country girl at heart and enjoys being Aunt Sarah to eight nieces and nephews (as well as the 40+ children at St Vladimir’s). In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, hiking, watching good films, and spending time with her two cats, Pepper Potts and Ginger Rogers.