Sage Search Partners Announces the Appointment of Kate Salop

Kate Salop has joined the executive search firm Sage Search Partners, bringing to the position nearly 20 years of senior management experience at leading higher education institutions.

Ms. Salop previously worked as Senior Administrative Dean at Brandeis International Business School where she contributed to the strategic direction of the school and was responsible for the management of the operational units. Before Brandeis, Salop served for 14 years as Chief of Staff in the Office of the President at Wellesley College. In that role, she helped to lead strategic planning, co-chaired the School’s decennial reaccreditation process, led the presidential transitional team, worked closely with the Board of Trustees, stewarded a high profile partnership between the US State Department and Sister Colleges, and played a key role on searches for many of the School’s senior positions. Salop earned her B.A. in Political Science from Wellesley College and her M.A. in Political Science from Boston University.

“I have known Kate for many years and am thrilled that she is joining Sage. Her carefully honed understanding of how colleges and universities operate and her excellent instincts for people, and her excellent project management skills will be an asset to our firm. She is a perfect match given our commitment to working in close and collaborative partnership with our clients and giving them our undivided attention.,” said Paula Fazli, Founding Partner.

Established in 1999, Sage Search Partners serves educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations nationwide. Each Partner works closely with clients to shepherd the search process and to recruit outstanding leaders who will have a far-reaching impact on the institutions they serve.