Sara Persson grew up in Karlstad, Sweden. She has a BS in Human Resource Management, with a specialization in Work and Organizational Psychology, from Lund University.
Before moving to Atlanta Sara worked as a research assistant for both Lund and Karlstad University. In those positions she was involved with project execution and administrative support.
Sara has a strong background working with non-profit organizations in project management and event planning roles. She is currently a board member of the Swedish Lacrosse Federation.
Sara moved to Atlanta in June of 2016. She was appointed the Executive Director of SACC-Georgia in January of 2017. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, cooking, as well as playing lacrosse.