Sara Recktenwald is the former regional head of the Securities Division at Goldman Sachs in San Francisco, a role she began in 2009.
Sara joined Goldman Sachs in 1987 as an analyst. She was head of the Industry Sales Group in the Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities Division from 2000 to 2008, and prior to that held a number of roles across Credit Sales. Additionally, Sara served as head of the Pensions, Endowments, and Foundations Group and the Hedge Fund Industry Group in the Equities Division, and spent one year in the Executive Office serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Global Relationship Management Group. She was named Managing Director in 2001 and partner in 2006. While at Goldman Sachs she served as a member of the Securities Division US Operating Committee, Credit Policy Committee, and the Americas Securities Division Women’s Network Steering Committee.
Sara is a member of the Leadership Council of Tipping Point and The First Tee of San Francisco. Sara earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Haverford College in 1987.