Sue Newton

Sue Newton

Director, National HR Sales

Sue Newton is Salo’s director of national HR sales. She is a driven business development professional who loves building relationships and helping clients with exceptional talent resources. Her unique experience as a former athlete and college basketball coach informs how she lives her life, whether she’s at work, at home, or out playing in her community.

Sue has been a trusted partner to both clients and consultants as a senior business development director (BDD) at Salo for the past twelve years. She helps clients by bringing them exceptional talent for interim roles and projects that require HR expertise. Sue has helped build Salo’s brand in HR, growing the Minneapolis market exponentially. Her experience, her ability to build strong relationships, and her drive to bring in new business, makes for a perfect match to further grow Salo’s national HR presence.

Prior to joining Salo, Sue held sales roles in the employee benefits industry and happens to also be a former women’s collegiate basketball coach. Sue holds a degree in exercise science from the University of Minnesota Duluth. She volunteers for the development committee for the Pinky Swear Foundation, which provides emotional and financial support to kids with cancer and serves as an advisory board member for Her Next Play, a nonprofit dedicated to developing women leaders through sports.

Sue lives in Rosemount, Minnesota with her husband and twin boys. You will find them in the gym hooping it up most nights and weekends!

Korn Ferry logo

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.

Learn more at

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.