Sarah Louise (Smith) Adamczyk, a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, graduated cum laude from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, in June 2006 with a B.A. in political economy. She received an MBA from The University of Alabama in May 2012.

Sarah Louise currently serves as Interim Development Officer of Impact America and in an advisory capacity to the Board and staff.  Prior to this role, Sarah Louise served as President & CEO from July 2018 to August 2019, Executive Director of Operations from February 2010 to July 2018, Administrative Director from July 2008 to February 2010, and SaveFirst Coordinator from July 2006 to February 2010.

In 2005, Sarah Louise worked with the Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, an international organization that encourages cross-cultural dialogue by sponsoring forums on current international issues. She has also worked with two U.S. Representatives and at a national political convention.

Sarah Louise is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Birmingham Rotaract Foundation, an alumna of the PARCA Roundtable (serving as Chair of the Executive Committee in 2013), and an alumna of the Alabama Leadership Initiative (Class of 2011).

In 2011, she participated in the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham’s Prize2theFuture Competition where her team placed in the Top 10 of 1,100 entries for its idea to develop one city block in downtown Birmingham into a social entrepreneurship incubator.

In 2008, she won an “Alabama Citation for Excellence” Award at the Sidewalk Film Festival for her film “Foundation for Success,” which profiled a high-poverty, high-performing elementary school in Montgomery, Alabama, to emphasize the educational strategies that can successfully address societal disadvantages.

Sarah Louise enjoys international travel, playing the piano, and teaching at her local church.  She recently married and is currently in the process of moving to Boston full-time.