Lawrence W. Hamilton
Lawrence W. Hamilton, MPA, Ed.S., SPHR/CCP/BCC, was most recently Senior Vice President, Human Resources-Worldwide, a corporate officer and member of the Executive Committee at Tech Data Corporation in Clearwater, Florida. a $20+ billion, 11,000 associate worldwide technology distributor. Mr. Hamilton joined Tech Data in 1993 as Vice President, Human Resources and was named Senior Vice President, Human Resources in 1996.
In June 2006, Lawrence departed Tech Data to pursue his board membership, coaching and HR consulting interests. Since 2008, he has served as a Senior Adjunct Faculty and Executive Coach with the Centre for Creative Leadership at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida and he also manages a private executive coaching and HR consulting practice, Hamilton Consulting.
Lawrence also served in a variety of human resource management and executive level positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb He was co-founder of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the NAAAHR (National Association of African Americans in Human Resources), and also a governor-appointed member of the PRIDE, Inc. Board of Directors and served as the chair of their human resources committee.
As an executive coach, Lawrence works with leaders to help them bring their whole and best versions of themselves to work and is inspired daily by enabling others to tap into their potential and lean into their strengths to thrive and grow.