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My Salo Story: Katie Gabriel, Senior Business Development Director

human resource management and talent managementI love to connect with people and build relationships—I think that’s fun. I’m curious about people. I also enjoy solving problems for clients.

After working as a public accountant, I realized I was more energized by the nonbillable parts of my work, and I needed to find a way to do that all the time. Now, I help match our clients who have specific accounting and finance needs with people who choose to consult for a career. I get to coach people along their career journey and help our clients solve their problems—and it’s work I love doing.

Since I’ve been at Salo, I’ve volunteered in India 7 times, Haiti once, did an Ironman, got married, plus a few fun trips on the side.

At Salo everything is about building meaningful relationships — a value that extends into my personal life too. The kids I volunteer with in India wanted my husband and me to be part of their traditions, so we included them in a second full ceremony in India.

I aslo have a side gig as a benefit auctioneer. Salo appreciates and supports that—there are so many facets to each person here.

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Salo is now part of Korn Ferry

Salo connects senior finance, accounting, and HR professionals with organizations that need their expertise. Joining Korn Ferry’s Interim Executive & Professional practice enables us to continue our twofold, people-focused approach: connecting people with meaningful careers where they can make a positive impact and offering innovative and customized business solutions for clients looking to tackle big challenges. Together with Korn Ferry, we are committed to putting people first, to build a world that works better together.

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Explore meaningful careers

Salo specializes in connecting finance, accounting, and HR experts with meaningful work. We know that being empowered to pursue work that matters means endless career possibilities. Therefore, we find roles tailored to your interests and goals, whether you want to advance your career, mentor and lead teams, innovate and collaborate with new partners, or work with clients of all sizes across industries. Find out how we can be your career partners.

Looking for a meaningful career? Learn more here.

Solve business needs

Combining Korn Ferry’s global reach with Salo’s customized client approach means we’re able to deliver world-class service to organizations of all sizes and in all industries. Because our people have functional backgrounds in finance, accounting, and HR, we have a holistic understanding of your business needs and challenges. Our pool of executive and professional talent is uniquely motivated to do the best work they can. No matter your business talent need, we are your trusted partner.

Looking for interim talent? Learn more here.