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Our HR VP, Nikki Kietzer, won a prestigious “Women in Business” award

Congrats to Nikki Kietzer, our vice president of national sales-HR, who was recently announced as the recipient of a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business award!

The annual Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business awards recognize more than 50 women business leaders in the Twin Cities for their professional accomplishments, community work, and contributions to their industries and the region.

When you look at Nikki’s accomplishments, it’s easy to see why she was chosen!

About Nikki’s successes at Salo
In her role as vice-president of national sales focusing on HR, Nikki Kietzer connects Salo’s expert HR consultants with organizations across the country. In her three years managing the HR sales team, she’s created a significant positive impact, including driving a year-over-year average revenue increase of 12.8% each year, with a combined 34.8% increase within three years. She has also increased the number of Salo HR clients by almost 65%, boosted consultant placements by 40%, and tripled the number of HR consultants on Salo’s roster.

About her work in the community
Nikki also shines outside of work. She’s a founding member of the Minneapolis chapter of the National Charity League—which focuses on fostering philanthropy by offering opportunities for mothers and daughters to volunteer together. She has been involved with the organization since 2017 and is currently president elect. Through the League, she has participated in variety of service projects with her daughters at the Ronald McDonald House, Special Olympics, and Senior Community Services. In addition to the League, she regularly volunteers with Interfaith Outreach, the Pinky Swear Foundation, and several other organizations.

Get to know Salo
Salo creates meaningful experiences for our clients and consultants throughout the United States. 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. Our team has 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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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.

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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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