John Hawkins, President and CEO

As founder of Leadership Edge, Inc, in 1993, John has spent over 30 years helping university students and organizational leaders across America wrestle with the issue of developing a leadership lifestyle. John believes that this is essential for effective, long-term leadership of today’s complex organizations and corporations.


James Morgan, Vice President

James Morgan joined Leadership Edge staff in the spring of 2013 after serving on the board of directors for six years.  James is based in Dallas, Texas, overseeing all Leadership Edge operations and campus services in Texas. Prior to joining LEI, James served as an officer and pilot in the U.S. Air Force, accumulating over 2000 total flying hours, including 1000 combat support hours, in the F-15C Eagle, AT-38C Talon, and MQ-9 Reaper.  


Janet Hawkins, Women's Services Coordinator

After serving as a volunteer with Leadership Edge since its founding in 1993, Janet joined the staff team at Leadership Edge in December 2012.  She had worked the previous 13 years as a Technical Project Manager and Systems Analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. As Women's Services Coordinator, Janet is responsible to oversee program development and expansion of Women's Services at all sites. Janet also serves as Data Manager to oversee the development and use of data systems.


Corrine Lawrence

Corrine Lawrence, Office Administrator

Joining the Leadership Edge team in 2015, Corrine is key to LEI success! A seasoned administrator, she provides administrative support to John and James in addition to managing LEI communications, processes and many other essential tasks.