Former Chief Investment Officer, Case Western
Sally Staley is a board member, investment committee leader and advisor to institutional asset owners and investment managers. She retired in 2017 from Case Western Reserve University where she had worked for 15 years, serving since 2006 as CIO for $3 billion of endowment and retirement plan assets. She began her financial career in international bond market research and sales with Salomon Brothers and Merrill Lynch and transitioned to investment management at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board where she established an international fixed income program and managed an international bond portfolio. Sally later worked as Senior Consultant with the investment management consulting practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. She holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of Wooster where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She has been a member of Wooster’s board of trustees since 2006, currently chairing the investment committee and serving on the finance, governance, and executive committees. She is also a board member and investment subcommittee chair for Great Lakes Theater Festival Inc., a member of the advisory committee of the Certified Investment Fund Director Institute, and a former board member and investment committee chairperson for the Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland.