A president and founder of Trio Executive Search, Gary Schokmiller conducts senior-level executive and board of director searches. He is also the national practice leader for Trio’s Compliance and Risk Practice. Gary’s experience includes more than 30 years serving clients ranging from small, privately-held organizations to Fortune 100 publicly-traded entities. During this time, he has assisted clients in all aspects of their human capital and related needs either as executive search consultant, legal counsel or corporate consultant. Prior to founding Trio Executive Search, Gary managed a business unit for Mellon Financial Corporation (now Bank of New York Mellon), encompassing 14 states and 8 major locations. In addition, Gary worked as a private practice attorney, focusing on corporate counsel and transactions and employee benefits, and as a partner with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Gary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and a Juris doctor degree from the University of Minnesota.