Shelly Weiss Storbeck

Managing Partner

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Shelly Weiss Storbeck co-founded Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates in 2007 and is Managing Partner of the East Coast practice. She has one of the most widely recognized names in higher education search, having recruited senior leaders for America's most prestigious colleges and universities. Most recently, she has conducted presidential searches for the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Wisconsin, and Bates, Denison, Haverford, and Swarthmore colleges. In her career she has conducted more than 500 searches for public and private universities, colleges and schools, and nonprofit associations and organizations.

Before founding Storbeck/Pimentel, Ms. Storbeck was the Managing Director of the education practice of A.T. Kearney, an international search and consulting firm. Before joining A.T. Kearney, Ms. Storbeck was a senior associate and administrative officer of the education practice at Korn/Ferry International.

Ms. Storbeck writes, speaks and consults on issues relating to higher education across the United States. She has served as chair of the American Council on Education (ACE) Executive Search Roundtable and is a member of the ACE Women's Network. Prior to entering the search industry, Ms. Storbeck served as Assistant to the President for Educational Affairs at Haverford College. In that post, she gained experience in all senior administrative searches and chaired Haverford’s Middle States Accreditation Process.

Ms. Storbeck taught English at the Baldwin School (Bryn Mawr, PA) and English and religion at Phillips Academy (Andover, MA). She is a member of the Modern Language Association and is also a former member of the Yale Parents Annual Fund.

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP
1400 North Providence Road, Suite 6000
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-2910 x202 (Assistant: Maureen Hillen)


A.M. Bryn Mawr College (English)
B.A. Dickinson College (English and Religion), Phi Beta Kappa