Dr. Sara Burdak joined Starkey as an audiologist on the Hearing Research and Technology team in 1999. During her time at Starkey, Sara Burdak has worked to bring impactful programs to our global customer base. She is responsible for developing and aligning Starkey’s global audiology strategy as it relates to education and training programs, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and customer and industry relations. In recognition of her impressive work, Sara Burdak was named to Twin Cities Business Magazine’s 2021 Notable Women in Manufacturing list, received a 2021 Globee “Women In Business” World Award, and Women We Admire named her one of the “Top 50 Women Leaders of Minnesota for 2022.” Most recently, she was named a 2023 Women MAKE Awards Honoree by the Manufacturing Institute, and a 2023 Notable Woman in STEM by Twin Cities Business Magazine.
Sara Burdak earned her bachelor’s degree in audiology and speech sciences from Michigan State University, her master’s degree in audiology from Wayne State University, and her Au.D. from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.