About Sara Johnson

Sara Johnson is a Senior Vice President and Wealth Relationship Manager in Richmond, Virginia, and surrounding areas. She takes pride in developing meaningful, lasting relationships with her clients while providing sound, advocacy-based advice that filters through multiple generations.

While studying to become a dental hygienist, she decided to join First Union Bank for part-time work. She ended up falling in love with banking and has now been in the industry for 18 years. A graduate of Averett University, Sara received her Bachelors of Business Administration.

Before coming to South State in 2020, she spent the last 14 years of her career at a regional bank. Her roles included Retirement Plans & Mutual Funds specialist, Financial Advisor, and Wealth Advisor.

For the past 6 years, Sara has spent considerable time with ChamberRVA’s women’s programs, serving on the planning committee for 3 years. She has been nominated for the 2020 class of Richmond’s Finest, which represents the area’s most accomplished and innovative young professional leaders who commit to raising funds and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, moving closer to a cure.

Sara lives in Glen Allen, Virginia with her husband, Jason, of nearly 20 years and their two teenage children. She enjoys watching her children athletically compete, and serving as a leader in her local church.