Mr. Jeff Lawrence has served as an advisor to senior executives across multiple sectors for over 25 years. In addition to his experience in the corporate and non-profit sectors, Mr. Lawrence has taught leadership at Harvard University, Oxford University, the University of Warwick, and Northeastern University.
An extensive experience in the fields of personal, organizational, and business development help him bring a broad range of capabilities to his advisory work. He is considered a unique talent for his ability to help clients generate new insights and options in the face of even the most vexing situations. His most recent work has focused on helping senior teams in the technology, finance, healthcare, and government sectors increase their ability to adapt, respond and thrive in turbulent times. Jeff is now leading a group of leadership professionals experimenting with teaching leadership virtually.
Prior to founding Organizational Agility Advisors, LLC, Mr. Lawrence helped create and develop Cambridge Leadership Associates, a firm based on the Adaptive Leadership work of Ron Heifetz and Marty Linsky of Harvard University. Before this, he spent nearly 20 years in financial services, both in a corporate setting as well as starting and building two companies designed to help entrepreneurs build productive and agile businesses.
A former Peace Corps Volunteer and Training Director in Southern Africa, he holds a B.A. in English and a M.A. in Counseling from Colgate University. Jeff and his wife Nanci live in Boston, MA. They have four children and four grandchildren.