Shawn Storer

Adjunct Professor


DMA, The Catholic University of America

Management and Organizations

  • Bio

    Recognized as one of the Top 50 Leaders in Learning & Development, Americas, Shawn Storer, DMA, SHRM-SCP, is making a profound and lasting impact in the realms of HR, leadership, and learning. With a diverse background spanning numerous industries, Shawn is an influential thought leader in the areas of culture, strategy, talent acquisition, and talent management. A highly sought-after collaborator, Shawn is a frequent guest speaker, conference chair, events emcee, panel moderator, awards ceremony host, and facilitator, delivering compelling addresses and insights across the US and abroad. Asked to chair the first ever L&D Influencers Forum in London, England, his influential keynotes and video learning bytes inspire leaders to embrace creativity. An ardent believer in leadership development, Shawn partners with individuals and organizations to develop, implement, and facilitate impactful leadership opportunities for both emerging and experienced leaders. A truly modern-day renaissance man, Shawn holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting and has performed orchestra, opera, and musical theater on many of the world’s greatest stages. Selected as an inaugural member of Aspen’s American Academy of Conducting, he was one of only a few Americans invited to compete in the Vakhtang Jordania international conducting competition in Kharkov, Ukraine. A versatile artist, Shawn creates dynamic statement pieces across several media including painting, watercolor, sketches, drawings, pottery, woodworking, and sculpture. His award-winning works are regularly displayed in local galleries and online exhibitions and sold on his etsy shop, MultifariousMusing. He has curated and judged art exhibitions and was one of a small number of Dallas artists invited to participate in Art Battle’s live painting competition. In addition to his Doctorate, Shawn holds a Master of Music degree from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Southern Methodist University, where he holds an Adjunct Professorship in the Cox School of Business, teaching Human Capital Management to undergraduate business majors. A proud member of DallasHR and CollinCountyHR, Shawn is a certified analyst of the Predictive Index, and serves as the Vice President of HR for the Dallas Regional Chamber. He believes in living his core values of passion, creativity, balance, growth, and quality, and encourages everyone to embrace their creative leadership.
  • Teaching

    MNO 3371