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About Us

Our Story

Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc. is widely considered one of the top executive search firms based in Los Angeles. That is because at the core of our practice is a commitment to giving our clients personal attention and an exceptional quality of service.

To achieve our extraordinary placement success, we have developed a resourceful, disciplined, and high touch approach to executive search. Starting with a comprehensive information-gathering process, we then begin an extensive, equitable search augmented by our state-of-the-art research and backed by more than two decades of success in executive recruiting.

Clients who choose Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc. get the best of both worlds. They get the global reach of a large firm and the world-class, high touch responsiveness of a smaller firm. The result is an agile and successful search completely tailored to each client’s unique requirements.

Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.

Our Core Pillars

Our three core pillars place us in a unique position to empower individuals and organizations to go beyond their limits.




We have built our business around ethical and results-based practices, structuring our firm to provide the highest tier of personalized attention to each executive search. 

We have rigorous quality standards, which is why all our search consultants have prestigious backgrounds, each with at least a decade of search experience gained in reputable retained executive search firms.

98%. It is the amount of business that comes from repeat clients and referrals. Our firm also has a 95% retention rate on each placement we have made since 2010.

"We’ve seen first-hand the effect trailblazing, innovative leaders can have on organizations and helping our clients acquire such executives is what motivates us every day."

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Meet the team

Our knowledgeable executive search consultants, our combined decades of experience, and our innovative search process allow us to consistently achieve results for our clients.

Shelli Herman | Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.

Shelli Herman

President and Founder

As a leader in executive recruiting, Shelli Herman brings her strong knowledge of market intelligence and her proven track record of leading successful searches to each client’s engagement. As a testament to these results, she takes great pride in the number of clients for whom she does repeat or referral work. Read more >

Margot Garber | Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.

Margot Garber has participated in more than 150 search assignments supporting the work of Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.’s consultants. She has assisted diverse clients, from respected institutions of higher education and nonprofits providing social services to organizations elevating the arts and innovative... Read more >

Margot Garber

Director of Search Operations

Kymberly Garrett | Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.

Kymberly Garrett

Of Counsel

Kymberly Garret is Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.’s in-house diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant. Kymberly stands ready to participate in all phases of the executive search process, which may include initial due diligence during the intake phase; working with our clients to uncover and solve for unconscious bias...  Read more >

Isala Gray | Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.

Isala Gray

Content Manager

Isala Gray is Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.’s content manager and web designer. Isala oversees digital marketing strategies and works to develop and establish the organization’s online presence. She has worked with large municipalities, nonprofit... Read more >

Amy Perrone


Amy Perrone has been devoted to diversity recruitment for more than 25 years. She has extensive retained search experience in higher education and building upper-management teams for organizations as varied as Fortune 500 companies, top Wall Street firms, and Silicon Valley giants. Read more >

Offering clients innovative search techniques and exceptional attention to detail from start to finish. 

Are you ready to experience a high-level search completed with the urgency, attention to detail, and personalized touch you deserve?

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