Sarah de Crescenzo

Sarah is the editor of Xconomy San Diego. She joins Xconomy from the San Diego Business Journal, where she covered technology and finance, writing about the region's tech companies, from its startups to Qualcomm, and financial institutions, including the region’s largest (Axos, formerly BofI), newest (Endeavor Bank, est. 2018) and most innovative (crypto-friendly Silvergate).

Previously she covered government, crime, education and other subjects as a staff writer for outlets throughout California, including the Orange County Register; Patch, the (then) AOL-owned hyperlocal news network; the Daily Republic, in Northern California; and the Porterville Recorder, in California’s Central Valley. During college – she graduated from UC San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in English literature – she wrote for the student newspaper and competed on the women’s lacrosse team. She lives in San Diego’s coastal North County and spends most of her free time reading sci-fi, exploring local craft breweries and studying at UC Irvine, where she is completing her MBA.