Monty P. Hamilton
CEO - Rural Sourcing Inc.
Monty Hamilton leads the executive team and drives the overall strategy for Rural Sourcing Inc. Hamilton is responsible for leading the strategic direction and the growth of RSI including the launch of 10 new development centers with 2,000 colleagues across low cost of living, high quality of life locations in the United States. This is Hamilton’s second entrepreneurial start-up venture after leaving Accenture in 1995. He joined together with four other colleagues to build Clarkston Consulting where he was instrumental in growing Clarkston into a global strategic and systems integration firm with offices across the US and Europe.
Hamilton is a sought after speaker on outsourcing, domestic sourcing and workforce development topics and has been featured on CNBC, BBC, NPR radio and at various industry conferences, including IAOP, Gartner, Digital Georgia and others. In addition, articles depicting RSI’s innovative outsourcing model have appeared in Business Week, CNN Money magazine, CFO magazine, and CIO magazine. His achievements were recognized by being named as a regional finalist for the 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and finalist for the 2016 MIT Inclusive Innovation competition.
Monty is on the Board of Directors for the Mobile Chamber of Commerce and The Bond Group; and he chairs the IAOP’s Domestic Sourcing Chapter. Hamilton believes in giving back to the community, specifically to special needs programs. He is currently involved with the Special Olympics and is a former Board Chair for the Adaptive Learning Center.
Hamilton holds an M.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and a B.B.A. in business from Millsaps College.