Sara Blackburn has been in the Banking industry for over 4 years and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an M.B.A in Management from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She has a family of two, husband, Brent, and son, Riker.

Sara is the Community Relations Officer for First United Bank, a $6.5 billion purpose driven financial services organization that operates in over 85 banking centers across Oklahoma and Texas.

In her role, she identifies community development needs for low and moderate-income individuals and geographies in the Bank’s footprint and builds relationships with community partners to implement programs to meet those needs.


She loves her career because it gives her the opportunity to live out a calling, which is to change the landscape of the communities she serves. What better way of fulfilling that goal than partnering with Imagine Durant who is also committed to serving their community. She hopes to be a trusted mentor to a growing community.