#WomenInBusiness Series Introduces: Sarah S. Harrison, MBA
Updated: Apr 1, 2021
paragon [ par-uh-gon, -guhn ] noun someone of exceptional merit.
It was important for me to make the definition of the word paragon available for reference before sharing our next #WomenInBusiness Series professional. Mrs. Sarah S. Harrison, MBA is a true paragon amongst her peers.
Sarah S. Harrison is Chief Executive Officer of H & S IMPACT GROUP (dba H&S Enterprise, Inc.), a consulting, business development, strategic health solutions, social justice strategies and professional services company. She is a former healthcare executive in the pharmaceuticals industry with extensive experience across many executive leadership roles for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP. These roles included VP & Executive Health Consultant; VP, Customer Strategy Integration; VP, Pain, Anesthesia & Infection Business Unit and VP, Managed Healthcare, National Accounts & Public Sector. She was the first woman VP with profit and loss (P&L) responsibilities and had an impact on billions of dollars in revenue. In addition, her scope of responsibilities and expertise span general management, business development, product development, licensing/M&A, strategic planning, commercialization strategies (sales and marketing), diversity and inclusion champion, community engagement, etc. She is also the founder of Integrated Social Solutions, Inc., an inactive non-profit focused on her passions - health and wellness, health Equity, youth development and economic empowerment. And she is also a Principal and Partner in H&S Construction & Supply LLC, a custom home builder. Sarah is a true catalyst for social change.
Two of Sarah's favorite mantras are:
To whom much is given, much is expected.
Each One Reach One.
Sarah is currently looking to offer her experiences and passion to help organizations achieve their goals and objectives in the areas of health equity, patient advocacy and centricity, health and wellness, economic development for minority businesses, workforce development, diversity and inclusion strategies (clinical trials, supplier diversity, workforce and marketplace); and other social change innovation.
Sarah has been recognized for her business and humanitarian achievements. She is recognized as a leader, influencer, convener, strategist, change agent, mentor, visionary, motivational speaker and public servant. She has received many influential awards for business and community leadership: “Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business” by The New York Network Journal; “Woman of the Year” award by The National Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA); “Woman of the Future,” by the NY Women’s Agenda; “Champion and Leader” by Wilmington Women in Business; “Tomorrow’s Hope Awardee” by the Alliance for Lupus Research, National Girls Incorporated Honoree”; PharmaVoice 100 Most Inspiring People; The National Medical Associations’ (NMA) President’s Health Equity Award; “Celebration of Women Torch Award”, by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Atlanta Chapter; and many others.
Active in her profession, church, (Simpson UMC) and community, Sarah is also a member of several professional and civic organizations and boards of directors. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Wilmington (DE) Alumnae Chapter and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women DE and a member of the Board of Trustees of Christiana Care. Sarah has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, minor in premed from Southern University and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the University of Houston.
TA Management & Consulting is a champion, like Sarah, for educating, inspiring and guiding people in our community about the endless opportunities and possibilities in the fields of business and entrepreneurship. We are happy to share her story and encourage you to share this story for inspirational purposes!
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