About Sarah Hope Marshall
& Profound Hope Industries

Your Journey To A Culture Of Impact

Profound Hope Industries, founded by Sarah Hope Marshall, is a community development consultancy focused on driving results for clients so they can fulfill their mission and effect change for their communities.

Our Mission

Helping mission-focused organizations use their existing models to engage their communities, attract values-aligned stakeholders, and increase funding for their high-quality work while building capacity.

Our Core Values

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Responsiveness & Communication
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Commitment to Excellence & Results

About Sarah Hope Marshall

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Sarah Marshall is a speaker, thought leader, and consultant who helps organizations achieve their socially-focused goals while maintaining strong business fundamentals. With over two decades of experience across the non-profit, corporate, and social enterprise sectors, Sarah brings a vast breadth of knowledge to her work. Her interdisciplinary expertise allows her to deftly guide clients in advancing their mission, driving community impact, improving employee engagement, and optimizing performance.

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Sarah’s approach is deeply rooted in principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As someone living with a lifelong non-apparent disability, she has a unique personal perspective that informs her commitment to these areas. Professionally, Sarah has hands-on experience in community development, social enterprise, consumer advocacy, and serving underbanked populations. Her credentials include tenure as CEO of a CDFI credit union focused on those experiencing financial crisis, as well as holding an MBA from North Park University and MLA from The University of Chicago. Sarah draws from her multifaceted background to provide tailored solutions that blend business acumen with social consciousness for impactful results. Under her guidance, Profound Hope Industries helps organizations build ethical and sustainable business models to drive community impact without losing sight of operational fundamentals.

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Client Testimonials

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I had the pleasure of working with Sarah Marshall from Profound Hope Industries on a recent project and I cannot speak highly enough of her contributions and expertise. From the outset, she impressed me with her enthusiasm for the project, depth of knowledge, and dedication to delivering usable results. She provided valuable insights and strategic guidance to our Board, which has influenced our direction to achieve our goal of being a strong partner to the low to moderate-income community.
Ericka Gorman, Chief Lending Officer
Redstone Federal Credit Union