Sarah returned to the United States where she gained significant experience through the banking industry in New York and then Miami. Her award-winning contribution as the Director of Alternative Investments with American Express Bank is a testament to her leadership influence.
Today Sarah leads the efforts of Gillet Couto Consulting as our work expands into more international markets than ever before. Sarah’s passion for people, languages, culture, communication, connection and life serve as the catalyst for our continued growth. It’s the opportunity to help executives find fulfillment in their work that ignites Sarah’s passion for her work.
When Sarah’s not busy guiding busy executives to find and protect the work they love, she’s probably focusing on work-life balance and pursuing wellness. Sarah is happily married to Luiz Carlos and loving life with their three children. As part of her balanced lifestyle and wellness goals, Sarah enjoys Zumba and Aqua fitness.
Sarah’s faith and charity work are essential to her life. She has been serving on the board of Asociacion Emergencia Ayacucho(AEA)
, a Peru-based charity where she helps build and supports local orphanage efforts in Ayacucho, Peru. She is also part of Womenade with Chapman Partnerships
serving the homeless community in Miami. Sarah regularly serves on missions experiences to Cuba with her local church.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Sciences in International Business from Florida Atlantic University. She has nearly 20 years of work experience in international corporate environments and is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Sarah is certified by the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) as a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), and as an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (E.L.I. MP)). Sarah holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) Certification from the International Coaching Federation (ICF); Sarah is a also Kolbe Certified Consultant, and a Wiley Authorized Partner for DiSC and the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team.