Ed T. Eynon joined the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic Winter Games of 2002 (SLOC) in June of 1998 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and International Relations. He is responsible for developing and implementing employee recruitment, selection, retention and training programs for SLOC. He is also responsible for recruiting, training and deploying the volunteer corps before and during the Olympic Winter Games of 2002.
Additionally, Eynon is responsible for International Client Services and NOC/Athlete Services.
Eynon joins SLOC after serving since 1992 as Vice President of Corporate Human Resources/Quality for MATRIXX Marketing, Inc. In that position, he managed a 200 member Human Resources/Quality organization with a $15 million budget. MATRIXX, formerly a division of Cincinnati Bell and now known as Convergys, is the world’s largest customer service bureau with 26,000 employees in 36 centers.
Eynon’s career has also included positions with American Woodmark Corporation of Winchester, Va., where he was Vice President of Human Resources and Director of Human Resources from 1987 to 1992 with 2,400 employees in seven plants and fifteen distribution centers. He also held identical positions with Golden Corral Corporation of Raleigh, N.C. from 1980 to 1987 with 18,000 employees in 492 restaurants.
Eynon is a 1977 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. He has served as a board member of Enable Industries of Utah and a business advisory committee member for Lord Fairfax College in Virginia. Eynon is married and has six children. He is fluent in Portuguese.