Sara E. Barakat is a Managing Director and partner at Lincoln Peak Capital. Ms. Barakat is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing new investments as well as strategic initiatives involving existing partner firms. She has extensive expertise assisting managers with a wide range of essential initiatives, including succession planning, incentive alignment, product development, distribution strategy, operational enhancements, and strategic opportunities, among others. Prior to joining Lincoln Peak in 2013, Ms. Barakat was a member of Fidelity Investment’s General Management Leadership Development Program. Previously, she worked in the New Investments Group at Affiliated Managers Group and in the Leverage Finance Group at Wachovia Securities. Ms. Barakat received her BA in Economics from Dartmouth College and MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.