October 22, 2009 – Charlotte, NC-based Coleman Lew & Associates has named Matthew S. Turner as the firm's 11th partner with responsibility for directing and expanding its Leadership Development Resources (LDR) practice. “We are excited about Matt heading our firm's LDR practice after it posted a 32 percent gain in revenue compared to the same time period in 2008,” said Kenneth D. Carrick, Jr., partner and managing director. “Matt's executive development experience will help our firm sustain the continuing growth of this vital practice area while better serving our clients.” Mr. Turner’s career highlights include implementing an automated management and employee performance appraisal system for a multi-national company and serving a major Charlotte-based healthcare provider as director of leadership and organizational development and later as assistant vice president of leadership & organizational development creating large scale organizational interventions and leadership development for a network of 216 physician offices. Leadership Development Resources (LDR) provides integrated leadership and organizational development services aimed at maximizing leadership potential for corporate performance. Coleman Lew & Associates, founded in 1979, is a retained executive search firm that recruits board members, officers, and senior level executives for national and international companies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations.