Academic Career & Executive Search (ACES) Places Vice President for Finance & Administration at Marietta College

(December 2023, WEST HARTFORD, CT) Following a national search, Academic Career & Executive Search (ACES), a leading higher education focused executive search firm, is pleased to announce the successful placement of Sarah Mouch securing the role as Vice President for Finance and Administration at Marietta College.


Over her 15+ years in business affairs and the financial industry, Mouch spent the past five years in higher education. Mouch has served as the Vice President for Administration and Finance at Blackburn College since 2022, providing sound leadership and a valuable strategic vision that allowed her to manage the university’s financial resources. Prior to Blackburn, Mouch served as the CFO and Controller at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She also gained valuable experience as a Financial Reporting Controls Specialist with Nationwide Insurance in Columbus and as a Compliance Officer/Controller with Buckeye State Bank. Mouch earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Lakeland University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan-Flint.


For nearly two centuries, Marietta College has stood as the beacon on the hill for young adults seeking to better their lives and to turn their life’s passions into actionable good in the world. One of the finest liberal arts colleges in the nation, Marietta offers nearly 50 undergraduate programs, including the best liberal arts-based Petroleum Engineering curriculum in the nation and an Education program that boasts a 100 percent job placement for its graduates. The College also offers graduate programs in Physician Assistant Studies, Psychology and Athletic Training. More than 25,000 living members of The Long Blue Line proudly support their alma mater and help current students gain internships and connections into their chosen industries. This support, in addition to the vibrant growth on campus, is one of the reasons why The Chronicle of Higher Education named Marietta College one of the Great Colleges to Work For.



Affordable Excellence  


Academic Career & Executive Search, a higher education focused search firm, specializes in affordable excellence, providing perfectly matched candidates to institutions quickly and accurately. Their methodologies, based on frequent touchpoints, pinpoint ideal candidates with speed and meticulous care resulting in highly successful placements.


They offer flexible service/pricing levels for all positions, ensuring affordability.


As a woman owned firm focused on inclusivity, 66% of their placements are women and/or from underrepresented groups.


Contact Jennifer Muller, Managing Partner, at 860-740-2600 or, or visit

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