Sara is the Cofounder and affectionately known as the “Distributor of Pixie Dust” for Cerkl . Cerkl automatically personalizes your content and messages based on each individual’s interests and schedule. Through Cerkl’s data, Sara inspires and gives voice to corporations, nonprofits, bloggers, small business, schools, universities,etc. significantly driving engagement among your audience.
Sara has extensive experience and expertise in internal and external communication, community engagement, digital marketing, social media, partnerships, and public relations in both the public and private sectors. She has developed locally and nationally recognized community engagement programs and partnerships. Sara Jackson was the President and Founder of The Edvance Group, a firm she created to advance engagement in education through nonprofits, school, business, and community partnerships. Prior to starting her own company, Sara worked in professional sports, particularly with the National Football League and Major League Baseball, where she worked for the Cincinnati Bengals in marketing, corporate sales, announcing, and planning all game day entertainment. In 2003, Sara joined Sanitation District No. 1 (SD1), where she worked in public relations, environmental education, and stormwater management. In that position, she won consecutive national awards for the environmental education program she created and managed. Sara worked with top educators in the Northern Kentucky region to implement a curriculum in every private and public school in Northern Kentucky about storm-water management. In 2007, Sara created her own position becoming the first Business and Marketing Liaison for the Kenton County School District, the fifth largest school district in Kentucky. Earning multiple grants and awards, Sara helped Kenton County Schools build unparalleled business and community relationships. Last year Sara was recognized as a 40 under 40 award winner, a ranking of the most influential young people in business. Now a successful business owner, Sara is passionate about sharing with others what she learned while digging in the entrepreneurial trenches. Sara resides in Independence, KY with her two daughters, Gracie and Ella.