Based in the Los Angeles office of Storbeck/Pimentel &Associates, Ms. Peña is a partner in the firm’s Higher Education Practice and has more than ten years of executive search experience. Ms. Peña has earned a stellar reputation for maintaining a high level of involvement throughout all phases of the search process. Having a “hands-on” orientation, she is personally responsible for candidate identification and recruitment, interview coordination, candidate and client management, and candidate referencing. Ms. Peña has led and worked on searches in all academic and administrative areas. Specifically, she has extensive experience leading president/chancellor/CEO, provost, vice president (of all functional areas), and dean searches for large and small, public and private universities. Ms. Peña has significant experience working with the California State University System, and has led searches for the vast majority of its 23 campuses, and the System Office.
Prior to joining Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, Ms. Peña served in various administrative, public relations and fundraising roles in leading non-profit organizations in Los Angeles, CA. She served as Board Liaison with Los Angeles Universal Preschool; and Special Events Coordinator & Office Manager for the Development Department in the Salvation Army Southern California Division.
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M.B.A. California State University, Northridge
B.S. California State University, Northridge (Business Administration/Management)