Fran Sales is site editor for SearchCIO.com and SearchCompliance.com. Before joining the CIO group as associate site editor, she was a copy editor and SEO specialist for TechTarget. She was also assistant site editor for SearchVirtualStorage.com and SearchITChannel.com. At Northeastern University, from which she graduated in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in English and linguistics, Fran contributed to The Huntington News and worked as a writing consultant for the English department. In her spare time, she's also a freelance copy editor and an actor.