Susan Gallagher

Susan Gallagher, Executive Search Consultant

Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School
Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, Valedictorian

Susan’s responsibilities include candidate research and calibration, and the preparation of candidate reports and position narratives. Her credentials prior to joining the Higher Talent team include experience as a recruiter, serving the needs of corporations, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. In an 18-year professional career, she also served as a law firm associate, and as a director of two elite professional certificate programs in association with The George Washington University, and as General Counsel for two Washington, DC area-based training companies. In this capacity, Susan supervised a legal staff and made executive decisions concerning the legal conduct of the organizations. Susan also has entrepreneurial experience, as the founder of two internet-based businesses. Her broad professional career has provided her an appreciation for the diversity of candidates’ contributions, sensitivity to clients’ needs, and a unique understanding of the ever-changing marketplace.

Susan volunteers as a local organization representative for the nonprofit AFS International, and is an accomplished graphic designer.