The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women is very pleased to announce that Sara Glakas has accepted our nomination to the Advisory Board and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.
Sara Glakas is founder and CEO of the recently launched investment firm, Black Barn Financial, LLC in Austin, Texas. Prior to founding Black Barn Financial, Ms. Glakas was an investment advisor and lead investor education and outreach programs for Texas Private Asset Management. Sara joined Texas Private Asset Management after spending almost her entire career in the financial field.
Her past experience includes a position as vice president of a boutique hedge fund in Austin, where she helped clients raise more than $300 million in financing. Sara also served as president of a major financial education website, Investing Answers.
Ms. Glakas recently appeared on CNBC’s Closing Bell where she discussed her perspectives on investment strategies in light of potential market corrections. Sara graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2001, where she played basketball on four national championship teams. She received an MBA with a concentration in corporate finance from St. Edward’s University in 2006. Sara lives in central Austin with her husband, Christian, and their daughter, Sasha.