Donald Lamar

Donald Lamar

Area Director

With over 20 years of practical executive and entrepreneurial leadership, Donald Lamar brings a wealth of experience to organizations, businesses and institutions by teaching, coaching and guiding them to reach goals and other key measure of success leveraging a unique combination of technical and strategic abilities.

Prior to joining UGA SBDC at Morehouse College, Donald co-founded Drayton, Drayton & Lamar Inc., as well as owned, managed and operated businesses in the technology, restaurant and management consulting industries. In addition, Donald has worked as a senior business consultant for countless small business across the nation, applying his knowledge of industry specializations in government contracting, systems integration and general business management.

In addition to his technical skills in management consulting, Donald has provided direct leadership training and educational instruction at an executive level, as well as, developed and implemented diverse engineering-based curriculums as a middle school STEM teacher who motivates students through positive encouragement and the reinforcement of concepts through interactive classroom instruction and observation.


  • MBA, Georgia State University
  • BSEE, Prairie View A&M University
  • Big Data Certification, Emory University


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