Sarah Hernandez se unió a la Fundación McKnight en 2004. En su rol actual como oficial de programa para el Programa de Comunidades Vibrantes y Equitativas, trabaja para promover el objetivo del programa de construir un futuro vibrante y equitativo para todos los habitantes de Minnesota con poder, prosperidad y participación compartidos.

Prior to McKnight, Sarah worked in corporate public affairs at Honeywell in Minneapolis. She began her 12-year tenure at Honeywell as a legislative and policy analyst and later served as its policy and community affairs program manager. Sarah earned a bachelor of arts in sociology at the University of Minnesota and holds a master of arts in political science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Sarah has served on several advisory boards, including the Neighborhood Funders Group, the Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and Nexus Community Partners. She currently serves as co-chair of the Minneapolis Northside Funders Group, the Saint Paul Eastside Funders Group, and the We Are Still Here MN philanthropic subcommittee. She also serves on the Minnesota Compass steering committee at the Wilder Foundation.