Pinnacle Search Partners Hires Lori Ellis as their Retail Practice Leader

Atlanta, GA – March 17, 2021 – Pinnacle Search Partners, LLC, a global executive search firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is pleased to announce the addition of Lori Ellis to our team. Lori joins Pinnacle as our Retail Practice Leader with a particular focus on expanding the firm’s home furnishings practice.

Before joining Pinnacle Search, Lori was a part of a national search firm where her responsibility was to put the right members in place to accomplish her clients’ goals. As a trusted advisor to leadership teams, Lori delivers strategies and structures that facilitate scalability to support future growth. A testament to that success is the large number of companies and individuals from her long career that follow her today and ask for guidance and placement opportunities. Lori has the unique ability to match the skillset and culture fit between candidates and clients. Before pivoting her career to the search industry, Lori worked in retail, wholesale, and manufacturing. She began her career in retail with The Limited and continually moved up to roles with increased responsibility at Bed Bath and Beyond, Century 21 Department Stores, DXL, J. Jill, Sleepy’s, Mattress Firm, and Bedgear.

Lori spends much of her free time volunteering with organizations such as Last Chance Animal Rescue, Cause No Harm, a New York-area food bank, and book drives for underprivileged families. Lori also sits as a judge for Virtual Enterprise International, where students create and manage a business venture. Lori earned her BS at Stonybrook University with an emphasis in Political Science and Business.  She currently resides in Long Island, New York with her husband and two daughters.

Pinnacle Search Partners, LLC ( is a global executive search firm that excels in identifying, qualifying, and delivering candidates for leadership positions that drive company growth and profitability. The associates of Pinnacle Search Partners maintain a high standard of quality performance which is driven by the objective to be the most effective search firm in their designated specialty areas.