Steve Salvo

Steve works as the Head of School for St. Mary's Episcopal Day School in Tampa, Florida. St. Mary's is a PK-8 coed day school serving 458 students. Prior to this appointment, Steve served as Assistant Head of School at Trinity Episcopal School in New Orleans, where he oversaw various aspects of the student experience, including acting as Director of Enrollment Management and lead all recruitment and re-recruitment functions; and serving as Director of the school’s $700,000+ tuition assistance program. Trinity's annual giving dollars increased by 58% and parent participation improved by 39% under Steve’s leadership.

Steve has presented on various advancement-related topics at national education conferences, including AISAP, SSATB (EMA), NAIS, ERB, NAES, and AISGW. He is a graduate of the NAIS Fellowship for Aspiring School Heads program.

Steve is currently on the Board of Directors of AISAP, serving on the Executive Committee as Treasurer. Steve serves as an Advancement Consultant with Independent School Management (ISM) and holds a Leader Level Certification through their International Advancement Program (IAP-L). He has also earned AISAP's CAEP certificate and AEMP credential.

Steve has worked in independent schools since 2000, following two years as a senior accountant at KPMG, LLP, in Boston, MA. He was a math teacher, dorm parent, and coach at the Indian Mountain School, CT, before moving to Flint Hill School, VA, where he served as a Department Chair and camp director. Steve began his full-time advancement career as the Director of Admission at Browne Academy, VA, in 2007, before he joined Trinity in 2012.

Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond, VA, and a master’s degree in Education Leadership from George Mason University, VA.