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Sally Washlow

ICEO Regional Practice Leader, US Central / Southeast​


As an ICEO Practice Leader, Sally leads our boutique practice for the US Central / Southeast. Additionally, she leverages her significant experience by advising executives on private equity and board service.   

Sally currently serves on the boards of public and private companies. Within these board roles, she is Board Chair, Chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.

Sally is the prior President of the Private Directors Association (Chicago Chapter) which focuses on governance and education for board members of privately held companies. She is also a member of Women Corporate Directors, the National Association of Corporate Directors and is on the Board of Industry Leaders for the Consumer Technology Association. 

Previously, Sally was Chief Executive Officer and Board Director of Cedar Electronics, formerly Cobra Electronics, a Nasdaq-listed company and developer of consumer and automotive electronics. As CEO, Sally led the integration of the Cobra and Escort electronics businesses, managing the company through the strategic transaction and transitioning it from public to PE ownership.

In prior roles, Sally was with Motorola and LG Electronics, involved in various roles within product development, manufacturing, supply chain, business development, and sales and marketing.

Sally holds an MBA from DePaul University in Marketing and a BA in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University.