Sarah Grubbs

Director of Communications

Sarah Grubbs serves as Director of Communications at McLarty Diversified Holdings (MDH), where she leads communications, marketing and media efforts. In addition, Sarah is a Director for the strategy and communications advisory firm TrailRunner International, working with clients on areas of corporate reputation, media affairs, crisis management, and influencer engagement.

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Before joining TrailRunner, Sarah worked on the Public Affairs and Crisis team at global communications firm Burson Cohn & Wolfe (formerly Burson-Marsteller). While there, Sarah developed and executed award-winning communications strategies for Fortune 500 companies and NGOs facing issues and crises, including financial investigations, litigation, regulatory action, misconduct allegations, data breaches, and activist campaigns.

Sarah began her career in journalism, where she worked as a news writer for NBC San Diego, covering national and local stories. Before that, Sarah was a member of the NBC San Diego Investigative Reporting Team.

Sarah graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Diego (BBA, Marketing; minor, Communication Studies).

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