Teo Salgado is an independent educational consultant based in Toronto, Ontario. He is a highly regarded higher education professional with nearly 20 years of experience in international student recruitment, admissions counselling and alumni relations at the University of Toronto and Western University. In recognition of his professionalism and service orientation, he was awarded the University of Toronto’s Simcoe Hall Vice-Presidents’ Staff Award in 2013.
Teo completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree (with High Distinction) at the University of Toronto, and a Master of Arts degree at McGill University in Montreal, QC. To remain current on university admissions processes, Teo completed (with Distinction) the graduate certificate in College Admissions Counselling at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and completed the Independent Educational Consultants Association’s (IECA) Summer Institute Training program at Swarthmore College in 2015. A certified project manager, he will ensure you stay on schedule. Teo is an Associate Member, Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), and member of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), the National Association for College Admission Counselling (NACAC), and the International Association for College Admission Counselling (IACAC). In addition to English, Teo is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
When he’s not at the office, Teo enjoys traveling and has visited more than 60 countries in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He also loves spending time in the outdoors and may often be found on a hiking trail (usually deep in the northern Ontario back-country) or kayaking with his wife Masha. Teo Salgado serves as a director on the McGill Alumni Association (Toronto), as a University of Toronto Alumni Mentor, and also on volunteer committees at the Council for Advancement and Support for Education (CASE) and University of Toronto at Mississauga. Teo is an avid supporter of Futból Club Barcelona, Toronto Football Club, and of his hometown Miami Dolphins.