Trail Blazer Leadership

How to build a people-oriented culture of success

Today we welcome Sarah Petrone, the Senior Vice President of People and Culture at the Portland Trailblazers. I should warn you up front, I grew up in Oregon and the Blazers are near and dear to my heart.

Sarah is a strategic leader in diverse industries and organizations. She has a vast set of experiences in retail, manufacturing, biotech and sales operations. Sarah has spent a lifetime creating high performing teams, and development programs and continuous improvement initiatives. She has a passion for building organizations where coaching, development, and constant learning are emphasized.

Sarah was named to the Portland Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 group. Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Marylhurst and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree from Oregon State.

We welcome Sarah to Leaders247.