Sarah Mineiro

Sarah Mineiro is the founder and CEO of Tanagra Enterprises a defense, intelligence, space, science, and technology consulting firm based in the national capital region. Sarah has worked within the national security and defense sector for over 20 years. Over her career, Sarah has worked in a venture capital backed private industry, the Executive, and Legislative branches of government. Previously, Sarah was the Senior Director of Space Strategy for Anduril Industries, a hypergrowth VC-backed defense unicorn specializing in AI/ML-enabled defense technologies. Sarah was responsible for developing the company’s space strategy and aligning internal company resources to product and business development. Sarah was the Staff Lead for the Strategic Forces Subcommittee for the House Armed Service Committee (HASC). She led the Subcommittee’s legislative and oversight activities of all DoD and Military Intelligence Program space programs, U.S. nuclear weapons, missile defense, directed energy, and hypersonic systems. Sarah was the senior legislative advisor to Chairman Mac Thornberry on all strategic forces issues. In this role, she was the primary drafter and negotiator of the Space Force and Space Command legislation for the House Republicans. Prior to joining the HASC, Sarah served in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (OSDP), and the Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs (SAF/IA). Sarah is a board member of the Space Force Association and National Defense University Foundation, as well as a Senior Fellow with the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies as well as an adjunct senior fellow with the Aerospace Security Project at CSIS.