Meet the Team

Sara Schneider, CGPA

Gift Planning Officer

Sara Schneider is the Gift Planning Officer at the SDSU Foundation. A native of Litchfield, MN, Sara attended South Dakota State University, where she earned a B.S. in consumer affairs and family financial planning. As a student at SDSU, she was active on the women’s track & field team. Before joining the Foundation, Sara worked with Brookings Health System Foundation and Jackrabbit Athletics. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, traveling, baking, and spending time with family and friends. Sara lives in Brookings with her husband, Tyler, and their two sons.

"South Dakota State University is a special place because of the amazing people and traditions. It is so rewarding to be part of an organization that helps support the dreams of current and future Jackrabbits that call SDSU home.”

- Sara Schneider