Sara Kreitzer

Sara joined Northern Virginia Family Service in December 2018 and oversees the private fundraising efforts for the agency. A leader in the nonprofit sector for more than a decade, Sara works to create meaningful partnerships with stakeholders and donors to build capacity and drive social change. She has spent much of her career focused on corporate engagement, establishing and enhancing employee volunteer programs and cause marketing campaigns for corporations across the globe. Most recently, Sara worked for First Book, facilitating a variety of corporate partnerships aimed at providing access to educational resources for children in need. Prior to First Book, Sara worked for Volunteer Fairfax, connecting individuals and corporations with meaningful volunteer opportunities in support of local nonprofits.


Sara is originally from Madison, WI, but has called Northern Virginia home since 2011. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and History from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. Sara is a 2020 graduate of Leadership Fairfax and a 2022 Northern Virginia 40 Under 40 Award recipient. She lives in Gainesville, VA with her husband, three kids, and yellow lab.

Contact:, 571.748.2560