Endurance Project Management (EPM) is a boutique project management firm that specializes in developing, implementing, and evaluating social impact programs in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. We work with visionaries who have innovative ideas but who need support to translate those ideas into executable and sustainable programs. Specializing in Collaborative Project Management, Implementation of Strategic Initiatives, and Curriculum Development, EPM can take your idea from the start to the finish line.
We work with:
Newly launched or established nonprofits looking to create new initiatives or expand existing programs
Philanthropists, corporations, or donor collaboratives interested in starting social impact programs
Government entities that have innovative ideas to impact the communities in which they serve
Sarah Flesher is an endurance athlete who thrives in the physical and mental challenges of competition. A tenacious advocate for her clients, she takes their ideas and makes them implementable. Renowned for her excellent communication skills, Sarah develops relationships quickly throughout all levels of an organization, providing individuals with the support they need to accomplish their goals. Sarah thrives on navigating challenging projects and streamlining processes and procedures, all while maximizing underutilized resources. Her background in business-finance, nonprofit management, and philanthropic oversight provides a strong, research-based foundation that allows her to bring her unique problem-solving approach to every task. She couples a high degree of professionalism with a leadership style that focuses on maximizing everyone’s potential and talents to help teams realize that there is more than one prize in every endeavor.
Prior to founding EPM, Sarah worked as an Operations Advisor for Arabella Advisors in Washington, DC where she led a multi-departmental team to identify challenges, develop solutions, and improve operational and financial services on more than 70 projects. She spent a year living in South Africa and Namibia as the Namibian Program Coordinator for Grassroot Soccer. Her work focused on HIV/AIDS programs that utilized soccer as a delivery mechanism for HIV/AIDS prevention education. While in graduate school, Sarah worked full-time as Financial Counselor at 21st Mortgage and coordinated Knox Kicks: a soccer camp for children with refugee status.
Sarah holds a MSc degree in communications with a minor in public health from the University of Tennessee and a BSc degree in business administration with a minor in media arts from Eastern Oregon University. In her community, Sarah is a regular blood donor, is state certified as a supportive mentor for families with foster children and serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Talk With Me Baby @ Work Program.
Dave Peterson, Retired CEO, North Highland Consulting
Cinda Herndon-King, Retired Director, Atlanta CareerRise
Stephanie Fuerstner Gillis, Director, Impact Driven Philanthropy Initiative, Raikes Foundation