Sarah Cole was recently named as the Chief Executive Officer of the Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa, Florida, USA.
She brings more than 18 years of experience working in museums across the US, including serving as the director of education and programs at Glazer when it first opened in 2010.
Before joining the Glazer Children’s Museum, Cole served as the VP of guest experience at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago for five years. In this role, she was responsible for unifying the experience delivery teams – including exhibitions, customer service, public programs and theaters – to improve the guest experience. Additionally, Cole has held roles relating to the visitor experience at Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh and The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Cole has a passion for educational enrichment, community collaboration, and experience development. She is also a staunch advocate for diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion, and is a sought-after speaker for webinars and conferences.