Durwin Lairy

Senior Advisor for Strategic Partnerships

Durwin Lairy is known for his outstanding leadership skills and his ability to provide practical and strategic management and guidance to planning teams for internal and external events, conferences, and other business functions. An alumnus of the Arkansas State University, he has built an impeccable reputation and a successful career in developing and implementing strategic plans, designing and launching effective political campaigns, and achieving record-breaking goals and results.

Lairy’s political passion brought him to Washington, D.C. where he began his professional career as the legislative aide to Congressman Marion Berry in 2004.  Since then, he has planned and executed several events for many high-level political principals, including President Obama, First Lady Obama, President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and many other dignitaries.  Lairy is an exceptional strategist who analyzes trends and forecast sales to develop long-term strategies, key objectives, and operational execution plans that are based on evidence and best practices to maximize growth and profitability.  Lairy serves as an expert consultant for the Department of Energy (DOE) with the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity. His work includes developing and securing strategic partnerships and plans for various stakeholder engagement programs. Additionally, he provides operational support for events that include contract negotiation and review, production management and much more for the federal government.

Lairy’s hobbies include traveling and serving as an active member of his Washington DC community.