Sara Shackelford

Fund Controller

Sara serves as Updata’s Fund Controller and has been in private equity since 2004. She spent three years on the finance team at Benchmark Capital in Menlo Park, California before joining the corporate accounting team at Adams Street Partners in Chicago, Illinois.

She is heavily involved in every aspect of Updata’s accounting and finance needs, including preparation of financial & capital account statements, LP requests & communications, and tax & audit preparation.

Sara has a Master’s of Science in Accountancy from De Paul University and is a member of the Women’s Association of Venture and Equity. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the District of Columbia.