About Us

Storbeck Search & Associates is a retained executive search firm, specializing in higher education executive recruitment for colleges and universities, with additional practices in independent school and nonprofit recruitment. Our mission is to find the best leaders uniquely suited to address the needs of our clients while providing the highest levels of service and collaboration.

Shelly Storbeck founded Storbeck Search to focus on the highest levels of executive search in the education and nonprofit sectors. She has built a strong and diverse team and a firm with national reach, with headquarters in Pennsylvania and local offices in every region.

We share our clients’ belief that finding new leaders from groups that have traditionally been underrepresented is crucial to advancing society’s educational needs. Diversified Search shares that core value with us, and so we are proud to be a member of The Diversified Search Group.


Solutions And Expertise

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. We work across the nation, with headquarters in Pennsylvania and local offices in every region.

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.

  • Executive Search
  • Associations
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Education
  • Foundations
  • Government
  • K-12
  • Non-Profit
  • CEO/President


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