Leading international philanthropist, educationalist & Image Expert, Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability; uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Dr. Hammonds has created a name for himself by taking his passion for transforming the ordinary into extraordinary. He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination and innovation to create the latest trends in the field of fashion.
Hammonds is a confident advocate of higher education. Dr. Hammonds achieved educational achievement from the following schools of higher learning: Alabama State University (BS, Special Education), Keller Graduate School of Management (MBA) and Argosy University (DBA).
Dr. Hammonds Goes Global
The Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds brand is recognized on local and international platforms. Thanks to his massively successful approach, generations of American, Caribbean and European men and women identify Hammonds with the most important moments in their lives—speaking engagements, fashion shows, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, proms, and birthdays.
As a Leader
Hammonds is the former Assistant Human Resource Manager of luxury retailer Neiman Marcus (Atlanta, Georgia), the sole proprietor of Unique Images International, a premier business etiquette consulting firm dedicated to helping executives polish their professionalism, enhance their interpersonal skills, and improve their personal brand and previous business collaborator of luxury boutique URUP designs located in Atlanta,
Georgia and Nassau, Bahamas. For more than a decade he has provided communication and leadership training programs, keynotes, and executive coaching to Fortune 500 companies, universities and national conferences.
Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds is presently Academic Program Coordinator over the Fashion Retail & Management and Fashion Design Departments at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, a branch of the Art Institute of Atlanta, contributing writer for several publications, author, spokesperson and public speaker. Courtney’s philanthropic approach to fashion, cultivated thousands of people around the world to be more confident and courteous in business, education and social situations.
Commitment to Community
A committed philanthropist, he serves as the fashion ambassador of Easter Seals of North, Georgia whose mission he refers to as “venture philanthropy”. He invests in other existing foundations that support cancer and aids care and research. He also continues to give scholarships to underprivileged youth who are talented in the arts as well as additional education funding. He has received countless awards for his charity work, including the humanitarian award presented by Easter Seals of North, Georgia.