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Dr. Sara L. Terheggen ("Dr. T")

Sara Terheggen


Managing Director
the NBD group


Dr. Sara L. Terheggen is a leading business, strategic and legal advisor specializing in private equity fund formation and securities transactions. To date, she has advised on transactions with an aggregate value of approximately $100 billion. Sara is the founder and managing director of the NBD group. In addition, Dr. Terheggen is a Director for Atwater Capital and serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Stampede.
Dr. Terheggen sits on several boards and is a frequent speaker and writer on topics such as innovation, fund formation, IPOs and leadership. Numerous organizations, including Chambers, the National Diversity Council, The San Francisco Business Times, The Recorder, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Euromoney Legal Media, Super Lawyers, Public Counsel and the University of Oregon have honored her on numerous occasions with awards for professional and community leadership. Most recently, she was one of only 14 attorneys selected nationally as a next generation lawyer in private equity funds by Legal 500.
Dr. Terheggen received her B.S. from the University of Oregon; her Master’s and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University; and her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.