Phoenix Rising Training and Development
Phoenix Rising Training and Development

About Us

Team Phoenix employees are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of your business. We are committed to helping you create solutions to your business development and employee training needs.  Meet our Team below!

Sara Williams, BA MBA 

Chief Executive Officer/Lead Trainer 



Training Adult Learners, Marketing/Brand Development


Professional Biography

In addition to her drive and passion for responsibly developing the State of Alaska's cannabis industry, Ms. Williams brings her MBA and 12 years of extensive entrepreneurial experience in a wide variety of industries ranging from insurance and investments to real estate and network marketing businesses. Ms. Williams has been a consistent advocate for the Cannabis industry in Alaska, including, but not limited to holding the chair position on the local Marijuana Advisory Committee for the Matanuska Susitna Borough. She has 5 years of progressing responsibility in the banking, insurance and investments industry and is accustomed to and capable of operating within a regulatory framework.

Additionally, she has consistently achieved success over the course of 14 years of customer service based positions achieving manag,entry and operations roles. Her experience in high risk professions such as real estate investment and multi-level marketing team management positions demonstrates her ability to adapt to the changes of the ever evolving cannabis industry.

Finally, as a Certified Post-Secondary Instructor, it is her passion to teach adult learners and share with them information that will change their lives.  She is an excellent trainer and developer of human resources. She is committed to educating all clients of PRTD in a way that goes above and beyond the minimum state and local regulations to protect the integrity of the Alaskan Cannabis Industry.

Ms. Williams' strength lies in her ability to create and develop business systems and move businesses forward. Through trial and error and lessons learned she has created a solid team of advisors and partners that are a significant asset to the clients of Phoenix Rising Training and Development. 

Contact Us Today!

To schedule an appointment or find out more about the services we offer, please call or text at (907) 887-6130 or send us an email at


Or go to the Contact Us page and use our contact form and we will get back to you within 24 hours. 

News & Events

Announcing Online Budtender Certification Available Now!

Phoenix Rising is excited to announce an affiliate partnership to offer online Cannabis Certification classes with Trichome Institute! Visit the Training Opportunities page for more information.

Industry Classes Available Now! 

Employee Training Available Now!


Training Courses Currently Available:

Alaska's Newest Industry: The Legal Cannabis Market


This 4 hour introductory training to Alaska's cannabis industry provides an extensive overview of all 9 Articles of the Alaska State Regulations in addition to high level reviews of types of cannabis and consumption methods.   


Limited Time Pricing Only for Industry Launch!


$60 per employee for groups of 1-5 employees

$50 per employee for groups of 5-10 employees

$40 per employee for groups of 10+


Webinar and In Person Sessions Available! Contact us to get scheduled today!

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