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Sarah Szeflinski

Associate Director of Human Resources
New York City

Sarah is the global Human Resources lead at Smart. As an accomplished HR professional, Sarah puts processes into place that allow designers, engineers, and strategists to do what they do best – impact the world through design.

With over ten years of experience, Sarah has worked across a variety of industries including Finance, E-commerce Web development, and Design Consulting. Prior to her role at Smart, Sarah built a foundation from scratch for the first HR department at a 50-person start-up company.

Most recently, Sarah has lead the effort at Smart as one of the founding partners for Pledge Parental Leave, an initiative to establish new standards in the creative industry for 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave.

Sarah holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Binghamton University and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development from New York University. She is also SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified.