Brent Mutsch joined Search Associates as a Senior Associate in August 2017. Shortly thereafter, he joined the Search Associates Executive team as Director of Consulting Services. In this role he will lead Search Associates in all areas of its consulting practices including, but not limited to, Leadership Searches, Educational Programs and Services, Strategic Planning, School Governance, Compensation and Benefits Review and Succession Planning.
In leading the Consulting Services Division, Brent is focused on the Search Mission which “is to partner with quality international schools and exceptional educators to serve and enrich learning worldwide.” Brent is dedicated to further developing the Consulting Services Division within Search Associates so that it delivers services that are recognized as “added value” by member schools.
Brent earned his Bachelor of Arts in History/Education at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, Master of Arts in Secondary Counseling at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, and a Doctorate in Education at the University of Northern Colorado in Greely, Colorado. His role as an Associate follows a 44-year career in education. The first 21 years of his career were spent working in public schools in Iowa and Colorado, and the final 23 years were spent providing leadership to an exceptional group of international schools. During this time, Brent served as Superintendent of the International Schools Group during a tenure from 1994-2002, Superintendent of Saudi Aramco Schools from 2002-2007, Singapore American School from 2007-2012 and the American School of Dubai from 2012-2017.