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Help us celebrate sales team leadership promotions!

At Salo, we’re continuing to grow our national presence. As part of this process, we’re promoting some exceptional sales professionals to new and exciting positions.

According to our CEO, Lisa Brezonik, “These leaders exemplify the growth we have experienced. They’re committed to the future on behalf of our clients and consultants. This sales leadership structure reflects our evolution to being a national brand. We are extremely proud of increasing our influence and ability to create meaningful work for talent across the country.”

These promotions expand the leadership in our areas of expertise: finance and HR.

Financial sales leadership promotions:

Loralee Wick is now vice president, national finance sales and will lead the finance sales team nationally. In her 13-year career with Salo, Loralee served as a business development director, sales director, and managing director. Her leadership will make an even larger impact in her new role.

Mary Cook has been promoted to managing director, Midwest finance. Mary joined Salo in 2017 as the leader of the Chicago finance team, which grew rapidly under her management. In her new role, Mary will continue to lead the Chicago finance team and begin to increase our presence throughout the Midwest.

Lois Depiesse has been promoted to managing director, West and South finance. Lois previously served as a business development director and sales director for the Minneapolis finance team. A key part of our national rollout team, she will work nationally to grow the Western and Southern regions.

HR sales leadership promotions:

Nikki Kietzer has been promoted to vice president, national HR sales. She will lead the HR sales team nationally. Nikki joined Salo in 2016 as internal HR director before being promoted to HR sales director and then HR managing director.

Dave Telep has been promoted to sales director for the Western and Southern HR team. He joined Salo as a business development director with Minneapolis HR in December 2019. In his new role, Dave will be focused on hiring, onboarding, and training new business development directors in the Western and Southern regions, as well as building client and consultant relationships.

About Salo
Salo creates Meaningful Experiences™. When we connect an expert in finance, accounting, or HR with an organization, we propel both forward. Together they realize bold ideas, tackle tough challenges, and make an impact—leading to successful business outcomes and fulfilling careers. We have clients and consultants throughout the United States and have received numerous national awards and recognition for culture and leadership.

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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.

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