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Sarah Polk

Partner & CMO
Works with CEOs of national and global healthcare, life sciences, industrial/manufacturing, professional services, technology, and financial services companies to solve problems, prioritize initiatives and ignite explosive growth.

About Sarah Polk

Sarah guides leadership teams with her unique marketing, sales and operational expertise, effectively igniting revenues. Adept at creative conceptualization, positioning, new product/service launches, and brand management, she inspires teams and crafts effective marketing strategies.

How Sarah has Helped Businesses Grow

  • As CMO for Monarch Landscape Companies, Sarah rebranded the company, harmonizing six different brands. She crafted a marketing strategy for key target markets, built an inside sales team, launched new digital marketing tactics, and developed a sales playbook. Sales increased 15% in less than 8 months and the company was sold successfully at a premium price.
  • Secured $22 million in major pharmaceutical, industrial, healthcare, and non-profit accounts for national marketing/PR firm.
  • Contributed significantly to the growth of international market share for multi-billion-dollar medical device company division (up 26 percent in one year) by crafting and implementing marketing plans that reached new prospects and cross-selling products to existing clients.
  • Crafted the launch strategy and directed the launch of 29 medical devices globally.
  • Drove $8 million in revenues by securing five major accounts in less than 12 months for regional ad agency.
  • Increased sales by an average of 216% YOY for the past five years contributing to the launch of a successful health beverage company at Market Intelligence.
  • Increased revenues by more than 225% for an ISP in Jos, Nigeria and doubled revenues for a technology firm in Delhi.
  • Slashed costs 26% by cutting outside vendors and building inside capabilities at Sommetrics.
  • Increased annual revenues 24% ($59 million to $73 million) in two years continually driving sales efforts at Inline Distributing.
  • Increased billings by $5 million in less than 12 months for major marketing research firm.

Client Resources

Executive Experience

  • SVP, Marketing & Sales, Sommetrics, Inc.
  • Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Inline Distributing Company
  • VP, Marketing, Medical, Immersion Corporation
  • VP Marketing & Business Development, Clarian Health Partners
  • VP, New Business Development & Strategy, Hirons & Company, Inc.
  • Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Cook Medical, Inc.
  • Partner, FGI Analytics and Research


  • MBA, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • BS, Business Administration, UNC at Chapel Hill

Download Sarah's Resume Here


Industry Experience
  • International Expansion
  • Growth Strategy
  • Sales Growth
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