Leadership Highlights

    Wendeen Eolis, CEO, has a history of leadership initiatives; she credits her personal and corporate family as incredible motivators. 

    About - Leadership Highlights

    Legal - Business Consulting Highlights

    • Founder/CEO first search firm exclusively for practicing lawyers
    • Founder/CEO of singular consultancy for legal counsel selection
    • Founder/CEO  first career management consultancy  for lawyers
    • Founder/CEO of leadership consultancy; defining "Negotiating DNA"
    • Special C-Suite/BOD Advisor (Legal Affairs Management)
      Examples: Caesars (BOD) GTE (CEO) TWA (EVP) Citicorp ( V-Chair) Time Warner (Chair) La Semana (BOD)
    • Pioneer -- Law Student Intern Program (1967-present)
      Leading law schools; Whitehouse Citation-President Ronald Reagan

    Industry Associations - APCNY, NAPC, NALSC,

    • Association of Personnel Consultants - youngest/first woman president (1974-1975)
    • National Association of Personnel Consultants - youngest board director (1975-1976)
    • National Association of Legal Search Consultants - founder/pres., Chair BOD (1984-1985)

    Executive Search /Legal Consulting Media Awards

    Staying Power: In 2015, Corporatelivewire.com named EOLIS "Most Innovative Legal consultancy:" In 2016, Corporate Vision Magazine honored Wendeen as CEO of the Year;  In 2017, EOLIS was honored at  Corporate Insider's "Legal Awards," and EOLIS International Group was named "Legal Search Platform of the Year."  EOLIS International Group was recognized, again by US Business News at its  "Legal Elite Awards, 2018" as the "Best Legal Recruitment Firm of the Year 2018." EOLIS CEO, Wendeen H. Eolis, was also honored in 2018 by Corporate LiveWire at its  Legal Awards Celebratory Dinner  as "Legal Consultant of the Year - USA."

    Executive Search /Legal Consulting  Industry Awards

    • Lifetime Service Award (APCNY)
    • Ethics Code Special Achievement Award (APCNY)
    • Leadership Achievement Award; Chair Arbitration Commission  (NAPC)
    • Distinguished Service Award (NALSC)

    Public Service Highlights

    • Hope's Champion Task Force, Chief Operations Officer (2002-Pres.)
      Civilian commander (title established 2005)
    • First Assistant / Senior Advisor to Governor NY  (appointment 1995)
      First woman in state history; advisor, state agencies (1996-Pres.)
    • Special Advisor to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (1978-1994)
      Career and political and government senior advisor; member of the inner circle

    Civic/Community Affairs

    • NYU Law School, Special Advisor (2006-2008)
      Member, Dean's Advisory Council
    • New Yorkers for Children, Board Member (1999 - 2017)
      Member Nominating Committee (2 years), Audit Committee 1 year)
    • International and NY Women's Forum (1999-present)
      Member, Program committee; program presenter
    • City Meals on Wheels (1994-present)
      Participant, Women's Power Lunch (Executive Committee, 2 years)
    • WNYC, Board Member (1994-2000)
      Mayoral appointment and WNYC Board election
    • PENCIL, Principal for a Day Program (1984-2000, 2018)
      PFAD principal; Manhattan International, LaGuardia

    Gaming Affairs

    • Commemorative World Series of  Poker chip issued in honor of Wendeen Eolis
    • World Series of Poker Players Advisory Council (PAC) Member (2006-2011)
    • World Series of Poker International PAC, Chair (2006-2009)
    • World Poker Association -Chair, Vice Chair (2007-2009)

    Author/Lecturer - Keynotes, Seminars Motivational Speaking Events

    • Negotiating DNA
    • EOLIS 12 Step People Reading System

    In 2015, Corporatelivewire.com named EOLIS "Most Innovative Legal consultancy:" In 2016, Corporate Vision Magazine honored Wendeen as CEO of the Year;  In 2017, at Corporate Insider's "Legal Awards," EOLIS International Group was named "Legal Search Platform of the Year."  Again in 2018, EOLIS International Group was recognized by US Business News at the "Legal Elite Awards 2018" as the "Best Legal Recruitment Firm of the Year 2018."

    EOLIS CEO, Wendeen H. Eolis, was also honored in 2018 by Corporate Live Wire magazine's Legal Awards 2018 as "Legal Consultant of the Year - USA."

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