With more than 20 years’ executive search experience, Susan VanGilder has identified and recruited leaders for a wide variety of institutions in the education and nonprofit sectors, in the United States and abroad. A founding Partner of Storbeck/Pimentel and Associates, Susan worked previously in the education practices of A.T. Kearney and another international executive search firm. Now based in the Washington, D.C. area, Susan has lived and worked in Hawaii, Germany, and Belgium.
Susan’s previous work experience includes managing the information center at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and serving as liaison to its board committee on career opportunities for minorities and women. During her tenure at CASE, she coordinated numerous career development conferences for college, university, and independent school advancement officers. She earned her B.A. at The George Washington University in Germanic Languages and Literatures and completed studies the Universitaet Salzburg in Austria.