Sara P. Marks, M.A. is the founder and lead catalyst of Fina Catalysts LLC. Sara works with nonprofits and small businesses with an emphasis on mission integration, organizational, and programmatic development. Her love of leadership development grew out of her experience of launching and building a new service and faith formation program for the Sisters of St. Francis. She understands the intricacies and importance of grounding programmatic development in the organizational mission and works with leaders to meet their strategic goals in this area. Sara is currently working on her PhD in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in nonprofit organizations. Her current research is focused on collaborative value creation in nonprofit-corporate partnerships. She brings significant expertise and a wide range of gifts to her work supporting MLC’s efforts.