Todd Melby, President

Having served as a Leadership Edge mentor to five young men since fall 2012, Todd steps into leadership of LEI with personal experience of the life-changing impact and opportunities that lie ahead for LEI. Previously, Todd served as the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Precision BioSciences, Inc., where he began in 2006. Before joining Precision BioSciences, Todd spent six years as an Operations Management Consultant with Accenture where he specialized in improving operational efficiencies at several Fortune 500 companies, including DuPont and Bayer. 

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John Hawkins, Founder

As founder of Leadership Edge, Inc, in 1993, John has spent over 30 years helping university students, young professionals, 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.

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Corrine Lawrence, Mentoring Services Manager

Joining the Leadership Edge team in 2015, Corrine is key to LEI success! Corrine manages LEI mentor services to both mentors and mentees in all our locations. In addition, as a seasoned administrator, she oversees administrative tasks and manages LEI communications, processes and many other essential tasks. 

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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 LEI 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.