A former Naval Officer and mergers and acquisitions analyst for an international bank, Sale joined Ward Circle Strategies to provide hands on support and oversight to our initiatives within the veteran community.

Sale advises on accounts with an emphasis on impact measurement and process design, helping a variety of clients identify methods to collect data on their operations and set short and long-term performance goals in accordance with the client’s mission. He effectively aggregates and translates complex data sets and metrics for our clients and their constituents as well as providing hands-on strategic consultation on policy program design, release and implementation.

Sale has helped his clients identify industry best practice even in circumstances where sample data is difficult to identify. Sale has worked with large nonprofits to quantify impact in non-dollar terms as well as to build and assess overall social contribution for philanthropic efforts.

Sale is currently supporting a client’s program revision including a redesign of a multi-million dollar budget that required modeling and assessing labor demand in several US states to accurately estimate the client’s future opportunities and challenges that are unique to their customer base.

Prior to his role at Ward Circle Strategies, Sale provided strategic analysis for US and NATO military operations in Eastern Europe, Eurasia and Afghanistan. He has also previously worked in Beijing, China supporting inbound merger and acquisition operations. Sale is an alumnus of the US Naval Academy, L’Orientale Di Napoli, Middlebury College’s Mandarin Language School and is a twice-graduate of Oxford University, where he completed master’s degrees in Economics and Modern Chinese.

Career Highlights:

  • Ward Circle Strategies, Senior Associate
  • Vermilion Investment Bank, M&A Analyst
  • US Navy, Naval Officer

3 Fun Facts:

  • Sale has eaten and reviewed over 400 brick-oven Neapolitan pizzas in Campania, Italy. He is still looking for the perfect ten.
  • Sale is a periodic contributor on foreign policy issues to RealClearDefense, featured in RealClearPolitics.com.
  • In an effort to make best use of his frequent flyer miles, Sale has traveled to over fifty countries in the past decade.
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