Kenneth D. Carrick, Jr. (MBA ’90) Named President of Coleman Lew & Associates, Inc.

6.4.2011 Alumni News, Article, Careers

Reposted from dBusinessNews

Charlotte – As Charlotte’s longest-standing retained executive search firm, Coleman Lew & Associates, Inc. positioned itself for sustained future growth in revenues and clients by announcing the top management appointments of Kenneth D. Carrick, Jr. as president of the firm and Charles E. Lew as chairman. Formerly, both executives served the firm as partner-managing directors.

According to Lew, “Ken’s appointment as president focuses his considerable experience and expertise for excellence in service delivery and client relations while guiding all of the firm’s partners and associates. My new role as chairman will allow me to focus more on company growth opportunities with less administrative burden.”

Coleman Lew & Associates, an international retained executive search and leadership development firm, is comprised of 10 partners and 5 associates.

Carrick said, “My new role as company president will help us continue to provide the highest level of service and quality to our clients. In addition, we will work closely with Penrhyn International to help our clients benefit from our new international partnership.”

Carrick has managed over 200 searches in his 25 years as a search consultant. He focuses in the areas of education, non-profits, manufacturing, retail, energy, and banking. He graduated summa cum laude with a BA degree from Catawba College and an MBA from Wake Forest University. Carrick began his career as an accountant with Duke Energy and worked for a nationwide insurance company before joining Coleman Lew & Associates in 1986. He has been an active volunteer for service groups and youth sports in Charlotte and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Carolinas Chapter of the American Red Cross. He currently serves on the Business Advisory Board for Catawba College's Ketner School of Business, the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Birth Defects Foundation, and the Americas Council Board of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). He and his wife have three children.

Coleman Lew & Associates, Inc., founded in 1979 and headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is an international retained executive search firm that recruits board members, officers, and senior level executives for national and international companies, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations. The firm also provides customized leadership development services to organizations seeking to maximize corporate performance. Member, Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). Partner, Penrhyn International For more information, visit