Newest Addition to Coleman Lew + Associates

Charlotte, N.C.  (April 21, 2014) — Ken Carrick, Jr., president of Coleman Lew + Associates, Inc., an international retained executive search firm, announced the appointment of Shirley Lamm as a search consultant for the company.  Carrick said, “We are excited to have Shirley join our team. Her breadth and depth of search experience, as well as her wisdom, will be a valuable asset to us and to the clients she serves.”

Lamm began her professional career as a Research Assistant for the international search firm, Heidrick and Struggles. She quickly progressed to Research Associate and later became Director of Research in the New York office of Norman Broadbent International, a UK based financial services executive search firm. After completing her graduate degree, she relocated to Charlotte to join NationsBank as a Staffing Manager and eventually became Vice President and Personnel Manager for the Global Corporate and Investment Banking Group for Bank of America. During her tenure with Bank of America, she was involved with recruiting and interviewing executive referrals for the policy committee. Prior to joining Coleman Lew, she worked for a local executive search firm based in Charlotte.

Lamm earned a BA in French from Dickinson College and an MBA in Human Resources Management from Fordham University. She and her husband have three children, and she actively serves as a PTA Board Member and on the Children’s Education Committee at Theatre Charlotte.

Lamm said, “I am happy to be a part of such a dynamic group of professionals.  An important thing for me is knowing that every person I work with enjoys what they do and here at Coleman Lew, I feel the enthusiasm and passion in each of the search professionals.  I look forward to many new challenges and opportunities.”



Coleman Lew + Associates, Inc., founded in 1979 and headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., 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