Meet our CEO
Sarah Rahhal serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Sunbeam Family Services and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Sunbeam’s mission is to build brighter futures with all children and families which also describes Sarah’s career.
She has spent more than 30 years serving her community and working together with various nonprofits to improve the quality of life for others.
Sarah was chosen for the 2022 Express Employment International Fellowship Program which provides a select group of nonprofits to participate at the Board of Advisors level with the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.
Sarah has received the C.V. Ramana Award for outstanding contributions to the mental health of Oklahoma’s children, the Povl Toussieng Memorial Leadership in Infant Mental Health Award, the Journal Record’s 50 Women Making a Difference, is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City, Class 30, Ladies in News honoree in 2022, and one of the Journal Record’s Most Admired CEOs of 2023 .
She has achieved the Infant Mental Health Endorsement, mentor level. Sarah is excited to serve on the Imagination Library Advisory Board as another way to build brighter futures for children. Sarah often speaks at the local, state and national levels on topics such as leadership, mental health, trauma informed care and child development.
Sarah graduated from the University of Minnesota with her Bachelor’s in Psychology and moved to Oklahoma City in 1989 to start the Employee Assistance Program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Sarah received her Master’s degree in social work from the University of Oklahoma.