SearchWide Global Welcomes Executive Recruiter Donna Thornton

(St. Paul, MN)  — Effective November 15, 2021, Donna Thornton joined SearchWide Global as an Executive Recruiter to assist with Director and C-Level searches and business development initiatives.


“We are thrilled to have Donna join our team. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, including previous recruiting experience, that will be instrumental in our executive recruitment and business development,” said Mike Gamble, President and CEO, SearchWide Global.


Based in Washington D.C., Thornton brings more than 20 years of experience in sales and businesses development. She most recently served nearly nine years as the Senior Sales Manager for Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia. In her role, she focused sales efforts on local, national, and international clients, promoting the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the nation’s capital for meetings and conventions to achieve full building maximization.


Always a lover of literature and writing, Thornton attended Dillard University, where she studied English. She says enjoying life with good food, good music, and good people, and of course, making a difference is what keeps her going.


Her motto, “family is everything,” is something that attracted her to SearchWide Global. “It’s apparent that they are not only leaders in the industry, but a close-knit team, which I’m thrilled to now be a part of!” said Thornton. She also shared her current favorite quote, “There’s always light if only we’re brave enough to see it if only we’re brave enough to be it!”— Amanda Gorman.


About SearchWide GlobalSearchWide Global is a full-service executive search firm, placing hundreds of executives, primarily for companies in the travel, tourism, hospitality, convention, trade association, venue management, and experiential marketing industries. Specializing in C-Level and Director level executive searches for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-sized public and private companies and associations. Headquartered in St. Paul, MN, USA, and several regional offices, SearchWide Global is able to serve clients and candidates nationwide. Founded in 1999, they have remained focused on four core values for almost two decades: INTEGRITY, ETHICS, PASSION, and RESPECT.


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