An experienced public servant and seasoned crisis consultant, Wendeen Eolis has vetted lawyers for high level roles in the administrations of four American presidents, covering both sides of the aisle.
Following President George W. Bush's visit to New York, just days after the attacks on the World Trade Center, Wendeen Eolis got involved in disaster recovery counseling and vetting of lawyers for businesses damaged, and destroyed in downtown Manhattan. With this experience under her belt, Hope's Champion Task Force was established to assist Americans, allies, and friends of America in the aftermath of catastrophic events especially overseas
As the current Chief Operations Officer in command of Hope's Champion Task Force, she often invites members of her EOLIS' law student intern program (a program she instituted in the late 60's) EOLIS an opportunity to travel on important international assignments and in recent years, several of them have accompanied her on special assignments for the government. Hope's Champion Task Force brings to the table an imposing network of contacts for its global activities and pro bono programs. EOLIS
The seeds for her leadership of Hope's Champion Task Force were planted in Vietnam, where Ms. Eolis led a mission to assist Vietnam War widows since the the events of 9/11. She regards public service and humanitarian initiatives of HCTF as labor of love.
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Wendeen is responsible for the overseeing of counsel recommendations to government agencies, top officials, local jurisdictional leaders and others in connection with incidents of catastrophic incidents of violence and weather related disasters around the world.
Hope's Champion Task Force brings to the table an imposing network of contacts for its global activities and pro bono programs.
EOLIS consultants have participated in scores of humanitarian projects under the HCTF banner.