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  Legal Search Consultants - founder/pres., Chair BOD (1984-1985)

    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 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