Dr. Sarah Sumner has been an organizational consultant since 2005. She has provided services for The Pentagon, Fresenius Medical Care, the LA and Glendale Police Depts, and numerous local churches and nonprofits. Dr. Sumner is the originator of The People Model, a practical wisdom tool that helps people deal successfully with complex relational issues that play out in the workplace and home. The People Model Test can be found in her book, Leadership Above the Line (Tyndale, 2006).
Dr. Sumner loves to train new board members and board chairs. She has expertise in the politics of visionary leadership, onboarding women onto traditional male teams, and infusing moral courage into the soul of the organization. She also majors in governance ethics, policy writing, religious freedom, and using her Harvard training as a global change agent. Her special touch is to teach decision-makers how to handle delicate matters with a practical, theological approach.
Sarah Sumner’s mission statement is to build integrity in the Church.