Sara Kanady became a member of The Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville at CEED in November 2020. As a Business Consultant, she helps clients during the different stages of their business development focusing on sharing the skills needed to build their customer base through the art of lending.
North Carolina born and raised, Sara first attended her local community college in search of what her true passion would be in life and what she would enjoy doing. Sara received her Associate of Arts to transfer to a university. Sara was accepted into North Carolina University but instead chose to stay local and go to Fayetteville State University to stay near the ones she loves. She interned at CEED her senior year and then became an addition to our team. She graduated with a dual degree in Accounting, Bank, and Finance, with a minor in Risk Management. Sara has recently been accepted into NC State, her first college choice, to obtain her Master’s.
Sara is gifted when it comes to supporting our clients through the loan process, she is very detail-oriented and loves to help others get to their financial goals. She is extremely skilled at credit counseling, loan packaging, and helping our clients get to loan readiness. Sara credits her past professors for her basic knowledge in the finance world, but for her advanced and working knowledge, she credits fellow WBCFay team member and Loan Consultant, Stuart Walters. Stuart has provided Sara an education you cannot get out of a textbook and has been an inspiration to her and her career.
Sara is a travel enthusiast who loves to see the world has helped shaped her into being such a financial wizard. Sara’s love for traveling has helped her be more educated in the financial world. Traveling to twenty-three different countries Sara has been exposed to different currencies, small business, and different financial aspects. Sara is able to bring what she has experienced in her travel experiences to the office into our lending department. She has seen how different places operate and is able to use those ideas for our clients.
Sara reviews all of our client’s credit scores, which she will offer credit counseling on, and the financial parts of business plans. Sara’s goal is to, make sure everyone who is seeking help starting a business or existing business owners, are financially ready and educated. Sara assists Stuart in our Let’s Chat Finance Class and Boots to Business.