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David Lawson

Academic & Management Consultant

www.lwson.com

Skills

Mentoring & Coaching

Strategy & Leadership

Academic Administration

Executive Consulting

About

Dr. Lawson is an engaging, innovative and service-oriented professional with proven leadership skills. As a professor, he has designed and delivered courses in the areas of management and leadership, economics, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, and strategy to hundreds of students each year. As an administrator, he has served as Senator on the Faculty Senate, working on university and faculty initiatives. Additionally, he has served as Chair of the School of Business, serving faculty and students alike.

Education

Webster University

Management & Strategy , Management & Strategy

October 2004 - October 2004

Fontbonne University

Business Adminstration , Business Adminstration

May 1999 - May 1999

Maryville University

Business & Information Systems , Business & Information Systems

May 1992 - May 1992

N/A

N/A

Experience

Professor of Management

Charleston Southern University , Charleston, SC

July 2011 - March 2012

Faculty member in the School of Business teaching and developing graduate and undergraduate courses. Focus on delivery of strategy, leadership and organizational development courses at both levels. Mentor faculty and students. Create programs and courses.

Teaching
Program Develoopment
Mentoring/Coaching
Visiting Professor of Manangement

University of Southern New Hampshire , Manchester, New Hampshire

July 2011 - March 2012

Faculty member in the School of Business teaching and developing graduate and undergraduate courses. Focus on delivery of strategy, leadership and organizational development courses at both levels.

Teaching
ex: Gardening
Research
Partner / Consultant

Generation 2 Project Management, LLC , St. Louis, MO

January 2010 - March 2012

Founding partner and consultant of Veterans Owned consulting company specializing in program/project management, training and organizational development efforts for the Department of Defense and Federal Government.

Management Consultant
Business Development
Mentoring/Coaching
Professor & Chair of Business Programs

Liberty University , Lynchburg, VA

July 2006 - July 2011

Provide organizational leadership for day to day operations. Develop and mentor faculty for all business related courses. Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures Graduate and Undergraduate programs. Schedule and manage courses for 200 adjunct professors in the Graduate and Undergraduate distance learning programs Manage course development and quality initiatives. Serve as mediator on student grade and student/faculty issues. Report and serve directly for various administrative officials Arrange and schedule teleconference and web based meetings. Develop and deliver courses for Virginia State Prison Rehabilitation program. Develop and teach courses in business and management in the Global MBA, traditional Graduate and Undergraduate residential and distance learning programs. Committee member for ACBSP accreditation process. Arranged internships with local and regional organizations for both undergraduate and graduate students

Academic/Program Administration
Teaching
Research
Founder - President

Lawson & Assoc , St. Louis, MO; Trenton, IL; Lynchburg, VA

January 2000 - March 2012

Lead transformation initiatives at the leadership and workforce levels through accountability and leadership programs Produced strategic management and organizational development plans for Fortune 100, government and military organizations Influenced the organization, identifying change opportunities that will drive and improve productivity, and drive significant change Spearheaded the design and development of change initiatives that achieved significant competitive advantages through human and intellectual capital, and organizational competencies

Management Consulting
Business Development
Mentoring/Coaching
Senior Program Manager

Getronics Government Systems , Scott AFB, IL

January 1999 - August 2000

Managed the conceptualization and delivery of classified organizational programs designed to enhance and capitalize on military capabilities Consulted with government and military executives on issues of methodology, portability and sustainability of organizational and business infrastructures Formulate strategic framework for integration of organizational capabilities on a global scale

Program Management
Mentoring/Coaching
Business Development
Program/Project Management

Tri-Cor Industries , Scott AFB, IL

January 1994 - January 1999

Managed the conceptualization and delivery of classified organizational programs designed to enhance and capitalize on military capabilities Consulted with government and military executives on issues of methodology, portability and sustainability of organizational and business infrastructures Formulate strategic framework for integration of organizational capabilities on a global scale

Management
Mentoring/Coacing
Business Development
National Business Manager

Kronos, Inc , United States

January 1992 - January 1994

Produced strategic management and organizational development plans for Fortune 100 clients. Managed Organizational and Business re-engineering efforts for world class client base. Directed and lead cross functional teams of organizational experts on the development and delivery of Organizational strategic initiatives

Management Consulting
Business Development
Mentoring/Coaching
National Business Manager

MCI/ITT World Communications , United States

January 1984 - January 1992

Consulted with client organizations on the development and implementation of strategic solutions for global business initiatives Served as business manager for Fortune 100 clients developing strategic partnerships and relationships between business partners

Business Development
Management Consulting
Mentoring/Coarching

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

Gym

Cafeteria

N/A

Commute

Relocate

Paid Vacation

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