Sara Wall Bollinger

Sara Wall Bollinger, Owner

Sara Wall Bollinger has a wealth of experience that can be utilized to tackle your organization's most vexing problems and needs. She formed SWB Consulting Services in 2014 after many years in the nonprofit and health care sectors.

SWB Consulting Services can lead you through those difficult but necessary organizational responsibilities of strategic planning, staff leadership development, organizational assessment and so much more. We will be hands-on and add clarity to these processes and concepts that can be so difficult for organizations and small businesses to get their arms around.

Why Choose SWB Consulting Services

We understand that we need to bring strong leadership skills to each project to deliver positive outcomes for each organization. Our process includes:

  • Advance preparation
  • Facilitating effective dialogue and using active listening techniques
  • Encouraging a collaborative style to problem solving
  • Maintaining a strong constituent focus
  • Providing documentation of decisions and action steps

Our Experience

Sara spent 20 years as Executive Director/CEO of Enable (now AccessCNY).  During her tenure, this nonprofit organization's budget grew from $3.3 million to over $17 million. Under her leadership, Enable constructed the first "Green" LEED Certified facility in Syracuse providing a healthy environment for Enable participants and staff.

Sara has served as Executive Director of three other agencies that provide services for children and adults with physical, developmental, intellectual, emotional and/or health related disabilities in Central New York.  She also has experience with early childhood intervention, foster care, youth development, mental health, veteran services and long term care.

Sara has extensive experience with employees, providers, volunteers, board members and self-advocates/peers. She understands constituent relations, government regulations and foundation funding requirements.

Sara is a Health Leadership Fellow with the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York, and is also a graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse