Sarah Hikel has established herself as a well-regarded finance professional, and she has held several executive positions over her accomplished career. The former Chief Operations Officer at Mortgage Lending Investment Association (MILA), Inc., Sarah Hikel’s many achievements in that role include the judicious management of the company’s exponential growth through the consolidation of organization systems and other tactics. Prior to her recruitment by MILA, Inc., Sarah Hikel was Senior Vice President of Operations at DMR Financial Services, Inc. While at the company, Sarah Hikel assumed responsibility for quality control and the purchase of closed loans. Additionally, Sarah Hikel has served as Vice President of Business Control for Bank One Financial Services, Inc. and Vice President of Lending and Collections at Riverside County Credit Union. At Bank One Financial Services, Inc., Sarah Hikel successfully launched three large origination centers, performing extensive facilities management and hiring and training more than fifty people per center. Valuing the continuing development of her professional skills, Sarah Hikel belongs to the Society for Human Resource Management. Sarah Hikel was educated at National University, where she studied Business Administration. She is a Board Member at Meals on Wheels and its affiliate, Mid-City Concern. Sarah Hikel also supports the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Cedarwood Elementary School, the Feral Cat Project, and Goodwill Industries.