Sara Barba

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Sara Barba is Vice President at Urban Swirski and Associates, LLC, where she manages clients in the government relations practice. She is known for her coalition-building expertise and substantive tax policy knowledge.

At Urban Swirski, Sara represents corporate and nonprofit tax interests on Capitol Hill and in the Administration, developing and executing strategic advocacy efforts to advance clients’ priorities in the tax code. Her experience includes regulatory and legislative analysis, local engagement with Members of Congress, bill writing, and coordination of sector-wide advocacy campaigns.

Prior to joining Urban Swirski, Sara held several positions with Members of Congress, including Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). She worked both in district and in Washington, DC, where she supported policy, communications and field staff.

Sara graduated with honors from the University of Missouri, Columbia, with bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and Political Science. She is a skilled writer and editor, and her work is featured in Wealth Management where she provides insightful analysis of breaking financial issues and policy trends to watch for in Washington.

Recent Articles:

New Tax on Officers’ Salaries Catches Foundations By Surprise

Three Charitable Policy Trends in 2019

Congress and Taxes in 2019

A Fading Culture of Giving

Coming in 2018: Three Big Tax Buckets