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Stephanie J. Storkel

Chief Operating Officer
T 312 261 2020
Stephanie Storkel, Pedersen & Houpt Photo


Harvard Business School, Executive Education, Leading Professional Service Firms, June 2007

The Pennsylvania State University, 1984 M.B.A.

University of Illinois, 1982 B.S.


Stephanie Storkel is an accomplished business leader, whose diverse background covers the banking, product management and professional services industries. Over the past twenty-five years, Ms. Storkel has lead the advancement of both corporate and privately-held entities and worked directly with executive officers, boards of directors, and shareholders. Throughout Ms. Storkel's business career she has become instrumental in establishing and implementing strategic business plans in order to position entities to compete more effectively for its stakeholders. Her results have demonstrated a propensity for streamlining operating systems to improve a company's efficiencies, increase customer service deliverables and enhance overall profitability.

Ms. Storkel has served on several boards of directors and has held a variety of positions at the international, national, regional and local levels of various professional business and legal associations. As a noted speaker, Ms. Storkel has been involved in numerous national, state and local professional association programs and served as a facilitator for seminar panels. She has also authored a number of articles on various aspects of strategic positioning and business management. Ms. Storkel volunteers her time to the Ronald McDonald House charities and the Pedersen-McCormick Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, to name a few. In addition, Ms. Storkel for more than a decade, served on the Auxiliary Advisory Board of the Lincoln Park Zoological Society, where she was active with both fundraising and public relations efforts.

Professional Affililations

Professional Affiliations

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, The President's Circle

The Executives' Club of Chicago

Harvard Business School Club of Chicago

Association of Legal Administrators ("ALA")

Past Presidents Council of the Greater Chicago Chapter of ALA

Legal Marketing Association

Community/Civic Activities


Cycle for Survival

Pedersen-McCormick Boys and Girls Club

Ronald McDonald House