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Lawrence
D. Duckworth

Lawrence D. Duckworth

Mr. Duckworth has been a C-level executive for private and public companies, has taught business and leadership at three universities, has led leadership seminars for industry, has provided fast growth, financing and shareholder liquidity services, and was the SVP-Performance Improvement for a large international public company. He is currently authoring "Primordial Leadership," including applying the "Primal DrivesTM" via the "Judo PrincipleTM." "Primordial Marketing and Sales" is a planned subsequent book.

Mr. Duckworth has more than 20 years of experience leading fast growth, customer-focused public, private, domestic and global products and services companies in multiple industries. He has performed roles in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Construction, Retail, Services, Transportation, Computers and Software, Financial Services, Government, and Education. He has led both fast growth companies and turn-arounds, both domestically and internationally. He has also been a strategic consultant to many venture and private equity backed companies. He is CEO-In-Residence for EGL Holdings, an M&A and Investment Banking firm.

Mr. Duckworth has a Bachelors Degree in Economics with Honors Convocation and an MBA in Marketing and Finance; and is an inductee to the Beta Gamma Sigma national business honorary, the Phi Beta Kappa of business schools. Mr. Duckworth served three years in the U.S. Army, stationed with NATO’s Allied Forces Central Europe command in the Netherlands, and was awarded the Joint Services Commendation Medal “for extremely meritorious service.”

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