Biography

Sarah Hande

Associate Director of Development

Staff Profile Sarah Hande

Sarah Hande joined MOCA Jacksonville in July 2016. In her role as associate director of development, Hande helps MOCA achieve its mission by engaging patrons, members, and the community in the Museum's programs and exhibitions. Hande brings with her more than twenty years of experience in project management and community engagement. Her career has spanned continents and cultures, from working as a flight attendant with a South African airline right after apartheid ended to managing three consumer magazine titles and their portfolio of events in London. In 2003, she joined the city of Jacksonville as a member of the Super Bowl XXIX events team. She most recently worked at Florida Blue, leading its annual employee giving campaign through the United Way of Northeast Florida, managing employee engagement programs, and supporting senior leadership in community engagement efforts. Hande is passionate about contemporary art and the important role arts and culture play in building a community's character and identity as well as promoting community engagement.