McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Javon Trottman-Floyd as Chief Operating Officer at Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY). In close partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, Javon will build, refine, and maintain a cost-efficient and scalable infrastructure that supports and propels GSGNY’s growth and sustainability. She will lead and optimize GSGNY’s operations and practices as it advances towards its next level of growth. This newly created role will collaborate with the leadership team to execute strategies, design and refresh systems, review and update policies, and drive initiatives and programs across the organization.

Javon has devoted her career to aid organizations and systems that contribute to breaking the cycle of generational poverty. She’s had the privilege of working in organizations serving at-risk youth, children, families, and LGBTQIA populations in NYC, Westchester, and Long Island. Prior to joining GSGNY, she served as the Chief Operating Officer at Community Housing Innovations, in addition to prior roles of increasing responsibility with the Puerto Rican Family Institute and Harlem United. She holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a M.P.A from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Her vast programmatic and operational experience will be a tremendous asset to GSGNY as they seek to execute on strategic plans to expand the organization’s reach and impact in Greater New York City.

For over a century, Girl Scouts has instilled generations of girls with the skills and knowledge to become young women of courage, confidence and character, to speak out and be leaders. Today, Girl Scouts of Greater New York is delivering its message of empowerment and engaging more than 38,000 girls of every race, background and religion. GSGNY’s vision is a New York City in which every girl feels empowered to lead in the community, the workplace, and the world.  It has become a hub for innovation within the broader Girl Scouts movement, presenting new ways to engage and inspire the next generation of young leaders.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Partner Sue Waterbury, Chief Operating Officer Angela Anderson, and Senior Research Associate Josh Nichols.