Sarah Chase is a veteran business and media executive who knows how to effectively move the needle for good causes. She has dedicated her professional career to working behind the scenes to champion both public and private projects that are purpose-driven and make a social impact.
Sarah has worked with executive teams in the United States, Europe, and Asia to translate high-level visions into realized corporate entities. Whether raising 8 figures, executing a press conference at Dallas Cowboy’s Stadium, writing a last minute speech in a private jet somewhere over Iowa, managing a grant proposal, or running up 5th Avenue with a film crew, she has made a career out of steadily growing companies and helping them reach their potential through the connected power of media and effective storytelling.
Sarah has worked under the close mentorship of renowned actor, Alan Alda, and she joins Wild Bill from Alda Communication Training Company (ACT) where she spent the last four years as Chief Operating Officer. Along with Alan Alda, Sarah helped develop and build ACT into a multi-million dollar company that was structured as a one-of-its kind private-public partnership with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. All of ACT’s profits were contributed to the Alda Center to further enhance research and innovation in STEM communication.
Sarah also served as Executive Producer and voice-over artist for Alda’s award-winning podcast, Clear+Vivid®. Chase helped Alda, and Co-Executive Producer, Graham Chedd develop the podcast for Stitcher in 2018. Chase produced over 100 episodes for the podcast, which has since had over 11 million downloads. Notable guests she worked with directly include Tom Hanks, Paul McCartney, Julie Andrews, Madeline Albright, Tina Fey, Michael J. Fox, Judge Judy, Isabella Rossellini, Sarah Silverman, and many more.
Sarah has led communication and media training workshops for corporate clients, as well as at the United Nations, NASA, the Nature Conservancy, and various "Shark Tank" events.