Wayne Wormley, Ph.D., joined AGB Search in 2018 and brings more than four decades of professional higher education experience to the firm, having served as an administrator, faculty member, and consultant to public and private colleges, community colleges, and universities throughout the U.S. and South Africa.

Representative Executive Searches

  • Lamar Institute of Technology - President 
  • Lincoln University of Missouri - Provost/VPAA
  • Loyola University New Orleans - Dean of the Monroe Library
  • Norfolk State University - Dean of Education; Dean of the Honors College

Experience and Honors

While Associate Dean of the Atlanta University Graduate School of Business & Administration (now Clark Atlanta University), Dr. Wormley ensured continued accreditation from AACSB. Later, he served as Special Assistant to the President at Drexel University (PA) and while directing the Executive Leadership Program at Mountain State University (WV), he became an AQIP Evaluator for the HLC and served on a site visit team to Franklin College (IN).

As an entrepreneur, Dr. Wormley is President of the Wormley Company, a general management consulting firm based in Philadelphia, PA, that provides consulting and training services for a range of organizations, including institutions of higher education.


  • B.A. degree in Black Studies and Psychology from Amherst College (magna cum laude)
  • M.A. degree in Education, M.B.A. degree, and Ph.D. degree in Administration and Policy Analysis in Higher Education from Stanford University