Sarah J Hurley


Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

University of Indianapolis

Summa Cum Laude

Advanced Lay Counseling Certificate

Seattle School of Theology and Psychology

Studied under Dr. Dan Allender at the Allender Center at the Seattle School. Emphasis on sexual harm and trauma. Half instruction, half clinical/group work.

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

PESI Behavioral Health

Studied under Dr. Eric Gentry, founder of the Traumatology Institute at Florida State University.



June 2015 – Current
Self-employed freelancer

Blog and article writing, research, ghostwriting, proofreading. Please see blog examples.

Managing Partner

October 2017 – Current
White Stone Project, LLC.

CSE Survivor-Informed Training, Consulting, and Speaking initiatives. Equip and empower direct service providers serving victims of sexual harm, including trafficking. Educate and Inspire church groups and community members. Collaborate and partner with agencies, nonprofits, and law enforcement.

Executive Director

January 2012 – October 2017
Kristy's House

Nonprofit serving victims of commercialized sexual exploitation. Received Voices for Victims award from Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller in 2016. Acquired in 2017.

Governance, Risk, Compliance and Ethics Director

December 2008 – March 2011
Defender Direct

Directed Licensing, Internal Audit, Quality Assurance, and Risk Management Teams. Liaisoned between Sales, Marketing, and Compliance. Led organization to SRO (Self-Regulatory Organization) accreditation.

Operations Manager

September 1999 – December 2008
JPMorgan Chase

Worked while going to college. Managed operations teams in India and Indiana for reconciliation process for Retail line of business. Oversaw offshore migration process to Bangalore, India. Led paperless initiative resulting in ICON award. Participated in Operations Management Development Program upon college graduation.


Kristy's House – Voices for Victims award 2015

Defenders – SuperStar award in 2010

JPMorgan Chase – ICON award, 2007

Professional Memberships

International Association of Trauma Professionals

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