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Trina Gordon is President & CEO of Boyden World Corporation and a member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Gordon is also the Managing Director of Boyden Chicago. Prior to joining the firm, she was a Partner at William H. Clark Associates, Inc. She has extensive experience in management consulting and executive search for global public corporations, as well as privately held companies, and private equity owned businesses.
Ms. Gordon is highly regarded for her commitment to client service and adhering to highest levels of professional quality and integrity. She is a member of the firm’s Board Services and Global Consumer Practices. Functionally, she has successfully conducted engagements for Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Operating Officers, and business unit leadership, as well as a wide variety of C-level executives. During the last ten years, she has worked extensively with multinational companies on a global basis. Ms. Gordon has provided assistance to numerous corporations in attracting key leadership through the management of multiple global engagements in a key account capacity.
In addition to her professional client commitments, Ms. Gordon currently serves as President, Friends of Prentice, of the Prentice Women's Hospital of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and is a member of the Executive Committee of Northwestern Memorial Foundation’s Board of Directors. She is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Chicago Zoological Society; The Economic Club of Chicago; The Chicago Network; and serves on Advisory Council for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Auburn University.
Ms. Gordon was recognized in 2008 by BusinessWeek magazine as one of the “50 Most Influential Headhunters in the World.” Ms. Gordon is also cited in The New Career Makers — North America's Top Executive Recruiters, a Harper business publication, and Road to CEO, an Adams Media publication. She has been featured on Nightly Business Report, a national television program, as well as appeared in FORTUNE magazine, BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, WallStreetJournal.com, and Directors Monthly.
Ms. Gordon holds both BS and MA degrees from Auburn University, and has completed the Boyden Advanced Management Program at Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She is also the recipient of a Doctorate of Laws degree from the College of Mount Saint Vincent.