Sara Hanks

Virtual Leverage LLC

As a highly motivated digital transformation leader, Sara Hanks has a proven track record of delivering measurable productivity and ROI across various industries, including Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, and Program Management. With a continuous learning mindset and a passion for technology, As a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Sara quickly comprehends business challenges and applies creative thinking to develop effective strategies. Sara excels in leadership, fostering positive work culture, and driving diversity and inclusion efforts within organizations.

Throughout Sara's impressive career at GE Transportation and Wabtec, Sara has held multiple senior roles, consistently delivering value and driving growth. Notably, as Senior Director of Data & Analytics, she led a diverse team of data scientists and product owners, resulting in significant cost savings and improved efficiency. A graduate of GE's prestigious Edison Engineering Development program and holding a BS in Mechanical Engineering from SUNY Buffalo, Sara brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to any team.

In 2021, Sara partnered with Chenny Langness and Patrick Kinnear, seasoned software engineers to form Virtual Leverage, a custom software development company, primarily focused within the manufacturing industry.