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Sarah serves as the fifth Huntsville Hospital Foundation president in its history. She was born in Nashville, Tenn. and raised in Dothan, Ala.
Her 30-year career has spanned banking, healthcare and entrepreneurship. After graduating from Auburn University with a Public Relations/Speech Communications degree, she worked for SouthTrust Bank, Crestwood Medical Center and Leadership Huntsville/Madison County, where she served as its president/CEO for 19 years. After retiring from Leadership due to care needs for her family, she and a partner started Acair, LLC, a family contingency planning service.
She is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Huntsville and a Junior League sustainer. She also recently served on the Huntsville Bicentennial Committee. She has served on about 20 boards and committees during her career, and as a board officer or chair for the national Association of Leadership Programs (ALP), the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville, and Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA).
She is a graduate of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County Class 11 and Management Academy Class 1, and Leadership Alabama Class XXIV. Her awards include: ALP Leadership Lifetime Legacy Award (2017); Rotary Club of Huntsville Vocational Excellence Award (2011); WEDC Foundation’s “Women Honoring Women” Award (2007); PRCA Practitioner of the Year (2000); and the Alabama Institute of Banking Instructor of the Year (1994/1995).
She is married to Stephen Jones, a captain with Huntsville Fire & Rescue, and she has three daughters, Jessica and Charlotte Savage, and Hope Jones.