Lawrence W. Hamilton has been an executive coach and faculty member with the Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College since 2008 and has had a distinguished career as a Human Resources executive Lawrence began his career at Bristol-Myers Squibb and most recently was a corporate officer and member of the Executive Committee at Tech Data Corporation, a $20+ billion worldwide technology distributor. Lawrence joined Tech Data in 1993 and was named Worldwide Senior Vice President of Human Resources in 1996. He departed Tech Data in 2006 to pursue his board membership and HR consulting interests, and has been affiliated with the Leadership Development Institute since 2008. He presently serves on the boards of both a privately held and a publicly held company. Lawrence holds an MPA from the University of Alabama and an Ed.S. from The George Washington University.
For the fourth year in a row, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) ranked No. 4 overall in the 2017 Financial Times worldwide survey of executive education. CCL has earned a Top 10 ranking for 16 consecutive years and remains the only institution among 85 in the survey focused exclusively on leadership development.