Sarah Traxler, AICP

Executive Vice President

As one of McKenna’s leaders, Sarah lends her expertise in comprehensive planning, economic development, community engagement, strategic planning, placemaking, zoning, and community development to local governments throughout the Midwest. She is passionate about creating better places for the diverse range of communities she serves for both residents and businesses alike. Her planning experience extends to paving the way for strategic growth for nonprofits.

Sarah holds a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

“The most rewarding part of my job is working hand-in-hand with passionate, devoted folks to improve the sense of place and liveability of our great Midwestern towns.”

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