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Sara Guderyahn

Vice President, Community at Chicago Blackhawks

Executive Director, Chicago Blackhawks Foundation


Sara Guderyahn is in her second season with the Chicago Blackhawks, as Vice President, Community and the Executive Director of the Chicago Blackhawks Foundation. She has a strong track record of turning “nothing into something” and to turn “something into something special” by rallying different stakeholders to a common vision and executing a bold strategy with very focused action.


At the helm of the team's charitable arm, Guderyahn's role focuses on advancing the Foundation's long-term strategic vision in addition to fundraising, grant-making, program development and stewardship of the Board of Directors. Her career includes more than 15 years of experience in the social impact sector, including senior-level roles within the non-profit and private sectors spanning Washington D.C., South Africa and her hometown of Chicago.


Guderyahn holds a Masters in Applied Political Science from American University and has served on boards locally for Education Pioneers, Roots of Development and Cambridge at the Glen. She resides in Glenview with her dog, Rosie.

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