Jeffrey Hawting is the president of LCI , one of the largest NIB associated agencies employing more than 400 people who are blind. Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, LCI operates two distribution centers, four e-commerce websites, six manufacturing facilities, and more than 35 AbilityOne Base Supply Centers™. Mr. Hawting joined LCI in 2006 and was appointed president and chief executive officer in 2019.
Prior to joining LCI, Mr. Hawting was director of federal government services at Office Depot. During his career, Mr. Hawting has secured large distribution contracts with the General Services Administration (GSA), led a global Fortune 100 company sales team, pioneered in developing a GSA Schedules program, led cross-functional teams developing new lines of business, negotiated multi-year contracts with large federal agencies, won re-competes for sustained revenue, and developed and executed a successful sales growth plan for a start-up small business within the federal government sector.
Mr. Hawting holds a bachelor of theology degree from Yarra Theological Union in Melbourne, Australia, and a master of arts from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.