June 29, 2016 – Executive search firm Robinson Resource Group has placed William Klinowski as president and executive director of the Folds of Honor Foundation. Managing director, Scott Robinson, led the search.
Since its inception in 2007, the Folds of Honor Foundation has had the singular mission to honor the sacrifice of America’s heroes, while giving hope to the bearers of their legacy. Specifically, the organization is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to the families of military men and women killed or disabled while serving the nation.
Mr. Klinowski will lead Folds of Honor in its continued quest to support a growing number of military families by providing educational scholarships to the children and spouses of fallen and wounded soldiers.
Prior to joining Folds of Honor, he led a career in manufacturing, where he honed his leadership skills with industry powerhouses Tyco and General Electric. He most recently served as vice president of sales and marketing for Dover Corporation TWG.
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Mr. Klinowski is not the first Folds of Honor executive to be recruited by Robinson Resource Group. He will be joining Joshua Hyman, whom the firm placed as chief of staff in April. Prior to joining Folds of Honor, Mr. Hyman served as the mayoral and economic development aide for the City of Tulsa.
Robinson Resource Group, a search firm specializing in senior level recruiting and executive coaching, blends a number of service offerings, including assessments, search methods, technology and on-boarding. The firm’s unusual client roster includes 360 Youth Serves; AcuSport; Boyt Harness Co.; Broaster Company; Chicago Meat Authority; DeVry University; EnSync Energy Systems; FlatIron; Graycor; Heico; Mesirow Financial; Silver Oak Services Partners; and Skolnik Industries.
For Robinson Resource Group, the Folds of Honor placements add to a growing list of assignments in the non-profit sector. The firm placed Katy Leclair as CEO of 360 Youth Services last year. In addition, it is currently heading the CEO search for Loaves & Fishes.
Just recently, Robinson Resource Group expanded its staff with the appointment of Chris Lacy as VP of search operations. While Mr. Lacy has deep experience in the industrial sector, he has also executed searches in private equity, consumer products, insurance, and finance. His functional expertise includes human resources, finance, IT, sales & marketing, R&D, supply chain and procurement. Previously, he served as a senior associate with Slayton Search Partners.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media