Meet Our Team

Sarah Kolansky
Associate Director of Sustainability

Sarah joined Graham Partners in 2017 to support the firm’s work on sustainability opportunities and issues, as well as environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters, across its investment portfolio and internally within Graham Partners. At Graham, Sarah works with portfolio companies on various sustainability initiatives, including monitoring resource usage, increasing operational efficiency through energy auditing, and evaluating sustainable alternatives to traditional manufacturing processes.

Prior to joining Graham Partners, Sarah was an Associate in Climate Change and Sustainability with ICF, where she worked with local and federal government agencies, as well as with external clients, on various ESG initiatives.

Sarah received her B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Bucknell University, where she graduated cum laude, and received her Master of Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, Sarah passed both the LEED Green Associate exam and the Fundamentals of Engineering exam. She has completed and is credited with five industry publications.

Originally from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Sarah enjoys cooking, traveling, biking, and spending time with her husband and dog in her spare time. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the South of South Neighborhood Association, where she serves on the Clean and Green Committee.