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Sally Amoruso

Chief Partner Officer

Sally Amoruso is Chief Partner Officer for EAB and serves as an extension of the Office of the CEO.

In addition to advising university presidents, provosts and other executive leaders on campus, Sally leads firm-wide efforts to integrate insights and expertise across EAB’s myriad capabilities in enrollment, student success, strategy and operations to drive greater impact and more meaningful results at and for our partner institutions. She has also co-hosted EAB’s Presidential Experience Labs, bringing presidential partners to out-of-industry exemplars such as LinkedIn and Zappos to explore non-linear career paths, transformative leadership and building a more client-centric culture.

Sally has 30+ years of experience building and leading enterprises serving mission-driven organizations in education and healthcare during times of dramatic change. She has worked with senior executives, leadership teams and boards as a presenter, facilitator and catalyst in developing future visioning and driving effective strategy.

Sally is a passionate DEIJ advocate and part of EAB’s Steering Committee for VIVID, an innovative professional development program for rising leaders of color. She also hosts EAB’s Industry Insights Speaker Series, bringing thought leaders to EAB for open discussion and debate on topics such as the innovation and disruption in higher ed, the future of online education, resilience and mental health, women in leadership, and more.

She received her bachelor's in East Asian Studies from Harvard University, her master’s in international studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and her M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate School of Business. Sally is a second-generation Asian American and proud parent of two musician-actors. She enjoys theatre and film, cooking and hiking.

Areas of Expertise
Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, Growth Strategy, Diversity and Inclusion, Customer Service, Future Market Trends, Future Opportunities and Growth

Upcoming Events


2024 Presidential Experience Lab

Join EAB in Silicon Valley on June 4-5, 2024 to explore how AI is reshaping the future of higher education. This two-day event will bring you inside leading AI-companies to see firsthand how generative AI can be used as a tool to revolutionize your campus.

2025 EAB Presidential Roundtable

Join EAB’s annual roundtable for college and university presidents in Washington, DC where you’ll have the opportunity to engage in highly interactive, executive-level conversations about the most pressing challenges facing your institution today.