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Berkley Braden

Managing Associate

Berkley Burke

Berkley Braden is a Managing Associate at Isaacson, Miller, with particular focus on searches in our Higher Education and PreK-12 Education and Education Improvement practices, the latter of which she co-leads. She has worked on successful leadership searches for a variety of institutions and organizations, including Hamilton College, The Hotchkiss School, Lehigh University, The Loomis Chaffee School, Oberlin College & Conservatory, The One8 Foundation, Phillips Academy Andover, Punahou School, The Roxbury Latin School, and Sage Hill School. 

Berkley brings prior professional experience in higher education—both domestic and international—and preK-12 education. Before joining IM, she served as an Assistant Director of Admissions at Georgetown University, traveling to more than 20 U.S. states, India, and the Middle East in her recruitment efforts. She also led Georgetown’s network of 6,000+ domestic and international alumni interviewers and continues this work on a volunteer basis as an Alumni Admissions Chair for the Boston Metro region and as a board member for the national group. 

Earlier in her career, Berkley taught fifth grade with Teach for America in New York City, simultaneously earning a Master of Arts in Teaching. She previously completed a year-long Fulbright Fellowship in Bogotá, Colombia through the U.S. Department of State, with an emphasis on English Language Learners. She holds a master’s degree in higher education from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and English, summa cum laude, from Georgetown University.  

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