Sara Parker, Founder
Sara (Mudd) Parker has more than 18 years of agency, print, web, email and social media marketing communications experience, from local to global markets, in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. She focuses primarily on content creation and distribution via multiple platforms. Sara also has extensive event planning experience for audiences from 15 to 1,500+ participants, including live webcasts and webinars.
Prior to launching Sparker Studio, Sara was responsible for global membership communications at OCLC, a library technology organization, where she led membership communications and provided marketing support for OCLC’s markets in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Additional professional roles include event management, grant-writing and marketing communications for Columbus Business First and Janoski Advertising Design.
Sara studied German and Ancient Greek at Kenyon College, has lived in Munich, Germany and taught English in Yokohama, Japan. Adventures include biking down the West Coast, running several marathons and becoming a certified Master Gardener. She has held various positions on Winterset Elementary's PTA and her children's preschool board and volunteers for the Columbus Arts Festival and Meals on Wheels. Sara lives with her husband, Dave Parker, and their three children in Columbus, Ohio.