Sara Valverde

Sara Valverde

Administrative Assistant


What do you enjoy most about working at Modera?

It’s an exciting time to be here, as Modera has grown over the past year. I love how everyone genuinely works toward excellence. We value having a collaborative and curious team environment.

What has been a particularly rewarding moment in your career?

I was selected to be a speaker at the 2018 NAPO Conference, presenting on “Yogic Tools for Organizers’ Needs.” It was an exciting and fulfilling experience presenting something that married my love for yoga and organizing together into one powerful set of tools for professional organizers.

What’s the best career advice you ever got?

I’m a textbook millennial; I find myself collecting a lot of wisdom from Instagram! There was a video of a woman in her sixties who was asked if she would have done anything differently in her 20s and 30s. She paused to reflect, and then answered, “Oh! I know. I wouldn’t have worked as hard! I spent so much time and energy striving to prove myself to both me and others. I would tell my younger self to remember to work to live, not live to work.” As a person who only knew a militant work ethic growing up training to be a ballet dancer, this was some of the best advice I could let sink in. It’s all about that work-life balance.

How do you caffeinate?

With gratitude to the coffee gods.