Sara Zervos is the founder of Global Reach, a business with a dual mandate: providing bespoke global economic and investment research, and advocating financial literacy. In this capacity, she is working on a startup venture called BIZZYCHICKS, a social media venture aiming to improve financial literacy among young women and entice them into careers in the business world.
Sara is a contributing writer for Forbes.com and HuffingtonPost.com. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester, and a B.A. in Economics from Arizona State University. Sara has managed emerging markets investments for 13 years, and has been in the finance industry for over 20 years. Most recently, she managed over $20 billion in international fixed income assets as head of the Global Debt team at OppenheimerFunds, managing or co-managing four retail mutual funds.
She had previously held portfolio management positions at three hedge funds, worked as a Senior Financial Economist at the World Bank, was an economist/ research analyst in investment banking, and taught financial economics courses at Brunel University in England. She has held seats on the Federal Reserve’s sub-committee on Foreign Exchange, the UBS Research Advisory Board, and the Emerging Market Trading Association Board.