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Shelly Weiss Storbeck founded the firm in 2007 to focus on executive search in the education sector, and from the start our partners and associates have formed strong relationships with educational institutions and related nonprofit organizations nationwide. 

In February 2020, Storbeck Search joined forces with The Diversified Search Group, thus deepening our networks while reinforcing our commitment to diversity and inclusion and our reputation for nimble, personalized service. Our family of firms was ranked in the top 5 executive search firms by Forbes in 2020. 

Whether your institution is a college or university, an independent school, or a nonprofit, we bring unmatched focus and dedication to your search.

In addition to our comprehensive search services, we offer coaching services, including leadership assessment tools and personalized support for long-term individual and team success.

 

Storbeck Search Team Profile

Shelly Weiss Storbeck

Managing Partner

Shelly Weiss Storbeck launched Storbeck Search & Associates after 12 years as co-founder and managing partner of one of the leading firms in higher education executive search. She has one of the most widely recognized names in the field, having recruited senior leaders for America's most prestigious colleges and universities.

Storbeck Search Team Profile

Susan VanGilder

Partner

With more than 20 years’ executive search experience, Susan has identified and recruited leaders for a wide variety of institutions in the education and nonprofit sectors, in the United States and abroad.

Storbeck Search Team Profile

Sherry Coleman, EdD

Partner

Sherry brings extensive experience in public and private education at the K-12 and post-secondary levels, having held positions as an administrator, teacher, and adjunct professor. She is also an experienced recruiter and search consultant with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Sherry understands the challenges and opportunities faced by the most senior managers in schools, especially in regard to hiring, retention, and other strategic initiatives.