Sandra E. Timmons


Bachelor of Arts, Business/Economics with a concentration in Accounting, University of Pittsburgh
Master of Science, Public Policy Analysis and Management with a concentration in Finance, Carnegie-Mellon University

Sandra E. Timmons has been President of A Better Chance since 2003. Since taking the helm, Sandra has significantly strengthened A Better Chance by increasing the number of students it serves and enriching the overall student experience. She has reaffirmed and invigorated relationships with program partners, accelerated fund development efforts, and heightened A Better Chance’s visibility in many communities.

Prior to joining A Better Chance, Sandra was Chief Operating Officer of Girls Inc., a national nonprofit organization focused on the empowerment of girls and young women. Before joining Girls Inc., Sandra was Chief of Staff at The College Board and held management positions at Honeywell.

Sandra’s professional background has been enriched through a broad range of volunteer work with community, professional, and religious organizations. She currently serves on the Board of the Enrollment Management Association.

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(646) 346-1352