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Trenholm Boggs

Managing Consultant, Global Corporate and Government Affairs

Trenholm Boggs is a Managing Consultant with Korn Ferry’s Washington, DC Office and a member of the firm’s Global Corporate and Government Affairs Center of Expertise as well as the Global Board & CEO Services Practice.

Since joining Korn Ferry, Trenholm has focused on executing CEO and senior-level federal, state and international advocacy, policy, regulatory, communications, government and public affairs searches on behalf of major trade associations and Fortune 500 companies.  Trenholm has developed expertise across a broad range of industries including financial services and insurance, manufacturing, consumer goods, chemicals, retail, transportation, technology, real estate, sports, healthcare, energy and utilities. 

Recent search assignments have included top Corporate, Government and External Affairs positions for The Carlyle Group, Edison International, Johnson Controls, Eli Lilly, Silver Lake, USAA and Honda to name a few. He has also worked on senior-level search assignments for leading associations and non-profit organizations including: The Business Roundtable, the Wine & Spirts Wholesalers of America and the American Chemistry Council.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Boggs spent more than a decade in government and on campaigns at the state and federal level.  More recently, Trenholm managed numerous key strategic initiatives including a digital transformation at the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO), a billion-dollar enterprise responsible for the publishing needs of all three branches of the U.S. Government.   Earlier in his career, Trenholm worked at Jones Lang LaSalle, the Environmental Protection Agency and on a presidential campaign where he recruited, placed and managed talent at the national headquarters.  

Mr. Boggs earned a bachelor’s degree with honors from Colby College in American Studies and in Art and was a four-year letter winner on the Men's Lacrosse team. He has served in numerous community and civic related capacities during his career.  In his free time, he trains his 9-year-old Labrador Retriever.  Mr. Boggs is originally from Washington, DC and now lives with his wife and their two daughters in Arlington, Virginia.