Sara Achenbach, PhD received her real estate license in August and joined Sands & Company of Wyomissing this fall. Prior to joining Sands, Achenbach served as a senior field applications specialist for a global life science company, managing a multimillion dollar sales territory that included training, problem-solving, and collaborating with academic research scientists on the East Coast. A graduate of Governor Mifflin, she is a published scientist and received her PhD in cell and molecular biology from the University of Pennsylvania. Sara has a particular passion for helping first-time homebuyers navigate a complex and emotional process of purchasing their first home, and she relies on her listening and support skills to create a smooth transaction. She is a working actress contracted with Au Management in West Reading, and her credits include TV appearances, short films, industrial work, and background in an upcoming HBO series. She volunteers at Humane Society of Berks County as well as in the local recovery community, having previously volunteered at Caron Treatment Center in Wernersville.