Sarah Hubbard, Principal
Sarah is known as one of the leading legislative strategists working in Michigan government relations and has been recognized by Inside Michigan Politics. During her 17 years at the Detroit Regional Chamber, Sarah led advocacy efforts on behalf of over 20,000 firms in southeast Michigan before local, state and federal government stakeholders. While there, she developed national coalitions around issues concerning U. S. / Canada immigration issues, health care and automotive concerns. Also, she managed the Chambers’ political fundraising and financial contribution activities in support of hundreds of Federal, State and local candidates for public office. In Michigan, Sarah has worked closely on health care policy issues and is the past-Chair of the Michigan Hospital Association’s Business Advisory Committee. Sarah’s primary areas of expertise include: U.S. / Canada policy issues, Michigan Tax Policy, economic development, transportation infrastructure, health care, communications, social media, and coalition building.
Prior to the Chamber, Sarah spent 3 years as a Legislative Assistant in the Michigan House of Representatives with then-State Representative Willis C. Bullard Jr. (R – Highland Township).
Sarah received her Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Michigan, Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University and Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
She formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Public Affairs Council, the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, the Woodrow Wilson Centers’ Canada Institute, and the University of Michigan Alumni Association.
Crain’s Detroit Business named Sarah in their “40 Under 40” class as well as a “Woman to Watch” in recognition of her work on behalf of businesses in the Detroit region.