Navid has worked on searches for institutions of various sizes and degrees of complexity, including major research universities, regional comprehensives, private universities, liberal arts colleges, foundations, and independent consortia. He has conducted searches for presidents, vice presidents, and deans.
Prior to joining Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, Navid worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for Apple, and he consulted for other firms in the technology sector. He has also taught English language and literature in Europe and the Middle East. Fluent in multiple languages, Navid remains active in the arts community in Los Angeles.