Lamar ChesneyChairman & Chief Advisor
Lamar Chesney is a respected leader in business and procurement transformations. He is a seasoned supply chain management, financial, strategy and operations professional with over four decades of diversified business experience as a senior executive. He has held a variety of C-Level executive positions during a career that spans eleven companies in eight industries, including senior executive positions with well-known entities such as Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola Enterprises, The Coca-Cola Company, Marsh & McLennan and SunTrust Banks. Lamar is a dynamic, systemic-minded leader with a strong track record of building highly capable organizations and leading challenging business transformations. He has worked as a senior leader to preclude a company from economic failure, led business and organizational readiness for an entity emerging from bankruptcy and spearheaded a key operational and financial transformation in a major international conglomerate. Lamar is a Magna Cum Laude Business Graduate from the University of Tennessee. He is an Executive-in-Residence at the Goizueta Graduate Business School at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and is a member of the Advisory Board for The Center for Leadership Development at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Lamar has been the recipient of several recognitions including most recently the 2010 Next Practices Innovator Award from The MPower Group and the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from Ariba.