Sarah Plumb

Sarah Plumb

Consultant | Grant Writing, Communications, Special Projects

“I am and always have been a storyteller and I believe there’s a particular magic in St. Louis’s nonprofit community. I love learning from those who know their work best and using my knowledge and experience to craft compelling narratives and increase brand awareness.”

Sarah’s role at The Rome Group includes grant writing, communications, data development and special projects. Sarah has two decades of experience in communications and development with a specific focus on grant writing and organizational brand management. With a background in rhetorical theory, Sarah approaches her work with a keen understanding of the power of language to create meaning and catalyze change.

Most recently Sarah served as Director of Development & Communication at College Bound, where she was responsible for fundraising strategy, pipeline and process management, external relations, and internal and external communications.

Prior to her work at College Bound, Sarah served as a development consultant to a variety of area nonprofits, led development at Girls on the Run St. Louis, and served as VA Governor Tim Kaine’s Director of External Relations.

Sarah holds a B.A. and M.A. in Communications with a concentration in Rhetoric from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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