Sarah Hackenbracht

Interim President & CEO

Sarah Hackenbracht is the Interim President & CEO of the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association (GDAHA).


Prior to serving in the interim capacity for GDAHA, Sarah returned to the Dayton region to design and implement Decide to be Heard, a community-wide advance care planning initiative, that was established as a partnership between Kettering Health Network, Ohio’s Hospice, Premier Health, University of Dayton, and Wright State University. From 2011 through 2016, she lived in Cleveland, Ohio and was the Executive Director of the Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership (CHAP), a non-profit health access organization committed to transforming Cuyahoga County into a model of health and wellness by connecting individuals to access to care. Sarah joined CHAP after serving as the Vice President of Public Policy for the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association and Senior Manager of Public Policy for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce.


Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts from Wright State University in Political Science and received a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Dayton. In 2010, she was honored as one of the Dayton Business Journal’s “Forty Under Forty” and in 2014, Sarah and CHAP were recognized as the Health Center Hero Community Partner during National Health Center Week.