Lawrence Garrett is a force to be reckoned with in the world of equity and inclusion. He is a modern-day cultural savant, renowned for his ability to decode cultural behaviors that either support or undermine values and performance. Over the last 15 years, Lawrence has honed his skills through his consulting practice, Eight-Twenty-Eight, LLC, which focuses on Leadership and Inclusion in the greater Pierce County area.
As the Chief Impact Officer and Lead Consultant of Eight-Twenty-Eight, Lawrence has dedicated his career to designing and implementing programs that facilitate meaningful change within communities. His tenure as a leadership trainer, performance coach, and equity and inclusion practitioner provides a unique combination of results-driven strategy, relationship-building, and emotional intelligence. 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.”