Sandra is Chair Emeritus at Maine Angels, Maine’s angel investment network in southern Maine with a growing subchapter in Bangor. Since first investment in 2004, Maine Angels has been a cooperative membership mechanism for accredited investors to collaboratively identify, vet & individually make investments in promising northern New England early-stage companies, through pooling of the group resources and expertise. The consolidated portfolio is now over $19.5M of investments in over 65 New England companies. There are currently over 62 members, 10 of whom are women. Mainebiz recognized Sandra as a 2013 Woman to Watch.
Sandra is President of the Board of Trustees of a private out-of-state grant-making foundation, where she has been an active Trustee since 1990. In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors of CEI Ventures, Inc, a socially responsible venture capital fund. She is on the Top Gun Mentor advisory board as well as the MxG Advisory Board. She is also Principal of Sea Cove Solutions, enhancing connections and creating linkages in innovation and the ecosystem with an intentional focus on female entrepreneurship.
Sandra grew up near Chicago, IL, coming to Maine to attend Bowdoin College earning her BA in Economics & Political Science Magna Cum Laude in 1977. She resides in Cumberland Foreside.