Sara B. Cobb

Sara Cobb

Sara B. Cobb
BA 1980, Political Science
Vice President of Education, Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN

Sara B. Cobb joined the staff of Lilly Endowment Inc. in 1997 as Program Director for Higher Education. Two years later she was elected Vice President for Education. Cobb supervises the Endowment’s broad range of grant making activities in elementary, secondary and higher education to help improve Indiana’s educational attainment levels.

Prior Lilly Endowment, Cobb was the Associate Director of Planned Giving at the Indiana University Foundation. She also served three years as the gift-planning officer at the University of Denver; as Associate Dean for Advancement at San Joaquin College of Law in Fresno, Calif.; and as a Program Coordinator for Corporate Contributions at The Procter & Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Cobb is a member of the board of trustees of the Arthur Jordan Foundation, the governing board of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and a member of the United Way of Central Indiana’s Ready to Learn/Ready to Earn committee.

Cobb and her husband, David, have three children.

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