Sara founded Plan A. in 1989 along with David Prestrud, her partner in business as well as life. She received her master's degree in architecture from North Carolina State University in 1988 and became a licensed architect in North Carolina in 1994. Sara is also certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, giving her the ability to receive recognition in any state.
Over the past 20 years she, along with David, has built Plan A. Architecture as an intentionally small firm with an emphasis on providing personal attention to each client.