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Hamilton McNutt

Hamilton McNutt

Chief Operating Officer

Hamilton McNutt is an experienced Chief Operating Officer and a former founder of a small business in the international development arena. He has a strong understanding of what it takes to establish a strategic vision, and align a company’s culture, finance, and operations with it.

Before joining Building Markets, Hamilton was the Chief Operating Officer of a company he co-founded, Strategic Impact Advisors. In addition to leading several technical client-facing areas of the company, including small and medium enterprise digital transformation, he was responsible for building the company’s internal structures for finance and operations. He used a blend of digital solutions and person-to-person engagement to help improve operational efficiencies and reduce internal barriers, which enabled staff to focus on their work and deliver quality services to clients.

Hamilton’s career has allowed him to build technical expertise in the digital development arena, focusing on digital finance and digital ecosystem strengthening in developing markets. He has used this knowledge to help strengthen his own organization’s internal processes and built a feedback loop that helped him support other companies while improving his own.

Hamilton earned a Master’s in Teaching (MAT) from Trinity Washington University while teaching elementary school in the District of Columbia and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Go Heels!).