Lawrence Garrett
Lawrence GarrettCulture Designer

About Lawrence

Lawrence is considered a modern-day cultural savant. Known by many for his knack of decoding cultural behaviors that either support or undermine values and performance, Lawrence has grown a reputation for getting to the heart of the matter by identifying specific behaviors that are directly impacting business outcomes. Over the last 15 years,  Lawrence was able to hone these skills through his current consulting practice, Eight-Twenty-Eight, LLC., focusing on Leadership and Inclusion in the greater Pierce County area, his prior role as Executive Director of Advancing Leadership, as well as his numerous partnerships and consultative work with various non-profits within the community.

His talents, temperament and tenure as a leadership trainer, performance coach and equity and inclusion practitioner provides a unique combination of results, relationship and emotional quotient enhancement. Lawrence takes pride in his ability to assess, design and shift culture for maximum impact. A colleague and friend said it best about Lawrence, “He knows how to ‘change the weather’ in any environment he’s in.”

Training Team

Sherese Gamble
Sherese GambleEquity & Inclusion

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Dr. Cindy Caldwell
Dr. Cindy CaldwellEquity & Inclusion

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Krista Perez
Krista PerezEquity & Inclusion

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Merle Riepe
Merle RiepeLeadership Development

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Jenny Hones
Jenny HonesSpecialist

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Dr. Jashon Banks
Dr. Jashon BanksSpecialist

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Tamar Jackson
Tamar JacksonSpecialist

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Support Team

Taliesha Garrett
Taliesha GarrettDirector of Operations
Prana Briggs
Prana BriggsSpecialist

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