Who We Are

The ImpactAssets team brings several decades of experience in impact investing, innovative financial services, philanthropy and wealth management.

Sara Templeton

Associate, Business Development


Sara serves the Business Development and Client Engagement team in the deployment of its strategic plan to increase the flow of capital to impact investing. Sara's background is in nonprofit and social enterprise fundraising and has worked for a variety of organizations throughout Southern California. Previously, she worked at Annenberg Foundation, where she supported the launch of several public-private initiatives, including PledgeLA, a collective of LA-based tech companies and venture capital firms working to achieve goals around diversity and social impact. She has also lived and worked abroad in Venezuela and Kenya. 
 
As a recent Coro Lead LA Fellow (’20) and Partner with Social Venture Partners Los Angeles, Sara is committed to creating a more equitable, just and thriving LA. Sara earned her master's degree in Social Entrepreneurship from USC Marshall School of Business and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from UC Irvine. Outside the office, Sara enjoys traveling and spending time with her senior rescue pup, Leo.
 
Favorite UN SDGs:
#5: Gender Equality
#8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
#10: Reduced Inequalities