Gale Merseth joined Isaacson, Miller in 2004 after an extensive career in higher education, business and government.
Gale was a faculty member and administrator at Harvard Business School for 13 years, serving as Director of Admissions for the MBA Program and Assistant Dean for Executive Education and External Affairs.
research and teaching were in the areas of corporate strategy and regulatory policy.
He left Harvard in 1982 to serve as the founding Executive Director of the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA), which developed an innovative system to provide loans for students at public and private colleges and universities in Massachusetts.
As President and CEO of The New England Council in 1986-87, Gale led the organization's work on trade, energy, and environmental issues.
He went to Claremont Graduate University in 1987 as the first Dean of The Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management.
returned to the Boston area in 1991 where he
consulted to large and small companies and co-founded a company that developed interactive web-based software applications to support individualized and project-based learning.
has an AB in economics, an MBA
, and a doctoral degree in business administration from Harvard University