Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
Sara has held various high power positions in both the public and private sector. In March 2009, Sara D. Lipscomb was appointed General Counsel of the United States Small Business Administration, and in November 2014, she became the Agency's first Chief Risk Officer. Sara has also served as SVP and General counsel of Audax Group, Counsel to the Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Senior Counsel in the Division of Enforcement of the Securities and Exchange Commissioner in Washington, D.C.. Sara earned a J.D. degree from Stanford Law School and an A.B. degree in Latin from Calvin College.