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 - president (1974-1975)
  • National Association of Personnel Consultants - member, board of directors (1975-1976)
  • National Association  Legal Search Consultants - founder/president (1984-198

Executive Search Legal Consulting Industry Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award (NALSC)
  • Lifetime Service Award (APCNY)
  • Ethics Code Special Achievement Award (APCNY)

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 inner circle

Civic/Community Affairs

  • NYU Law School, Special Advisor (2006-2008)
    Member, Dean's Advisory Council
  • New Yorkers for Children, Board Member (1999 - 2016)
    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 (1994-2000)
    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