Sarah Leist is the Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the BBA Career Management Center (CMC) at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. Since joining Goizueta's BBA Career Management Center in 2017, she has served as the Director of Employer & Alumni Relations and became the Acting Executive Director in August 2022. In February 2023, Sarah was promoted to Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the BBA CMC.
After graduating with a BS in psychology and rehabilitation counseling services from Florida State University, she earned her M.Ed. in clinical mental health counseling from Auburn University. She began her career as the undergraduate career counselor at the newly established College of Business Office of Professional and Career Development at Auburn before transitioning into human resources. Prior to returning to higher education and joining Goizueta, Sarah worked in HR with the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and State Farm Arena (formerly Philips Arena).