I am the owner and educational consultant of The Storman Group, LLC I am a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant, Scholar, Practitioner, Educator, and Author that identifies as a Christian, Wife, and Mother. I have over 15 years of diversity, equity, and inclusion, higher education, and human resource experience in the following:
These experiences allow me to implement programs and strategies to assist marginalized communities, educate allies, and build inclusive environments.
I am a published author with research that focuses on the leadership development of African American women who aspire to be leaders in the academy. I am a fellow of the St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative Leadership Program, a Board Member of the American Advertising Federation STL, and the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators Center for Women, a committee member for Girls Inc. of St. Louis, Rides N' School Supply, and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
As your trusted advisor, consultant, and partner below you will find my related professional, education, community roles, awards, and volunteer experiences that have developed me into a dedicated, data-driven, action-oriented, valued partner to you!
Education – Doctor of Education, Higher Education Leadership, Teaching Emphasis. Dissertation: African American Women + Leadership Development In Student Affairs, Maryville University. Masters of Arts in Education, Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs; Bachelor of Arts, Criminology both from the University of Northern Iowa.
Professional Roles – Director of Diversity + Inclusion, Maryville University; Manager of Diversity Equity + Recruitment, New Honor Society, Program Coordinator/ Manager, Assistant Director Freshmen Recruitment, Minority Outreach Specialist, Adjunct Instructor.
Publications – Storman, A. (2022). A Strategic Roadmap for Rising African American Women Leaders in the 21st Century. William Pichon, H. & Mutakabbir, Y. (Eds.) African American Leadership and Mentoring Through Purpose, Preparation, and Preceptors (pp. 126-152). IGI Global Publisher of Timely Knowledge.
Storman, A. (2020, November 30). Creating Space for Protest During a Pandemic. National Association for Campus Activities. https://www.naca.org/BLOG/Pages/11-30-2020-create-space-for-protest-during-pandemic.aspx
Awards/Certifications –Maryville University: Woman of Distinction, President Award for Strategic Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion-two times. Safezone LGBTQIA+ Trainer Certification
Community Involvement – Fellow of the St. Louis Business Diversity Initiative Leadership Program, a Board Member of the American Advertising Federation STL, and the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators Center for Women, a committee member for Girls Inc. of St. Louis, and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.