Eric Guthrie

Eric Guthrie

President, Better Me Better WE; Partner, The Cogent Law Group; Director of Training Programs, The Government Blockchain Association

Eric Guthrie, Esq., President & CEO, Better ME Better WE, provides consulting and domestic and international training on: diversity, human resources, and ethical issues, and methods to market products and services to the diversity community. Eric is also the Director of Training Programs for the Government  Blockchain Association (GBA).

Eric has conducted trainings and motivational speaking throughout the United States, Canada, Thailand and Japan. As Eric moved up the corporate and government ladder occupying executive positions in two Fortune 500 companies, he realized he had a passion to create and deliver trainings. Eric has now trained hundreds of supervisors, employees, and managers on diversity, legal issues, ethics and management skills. Eric’s public speaking style is exciting, passionate, objective and results orientated.

Born and raised in New York, as a youth Eric had a passion for musical instruments and sports. After high school, Eric attended Morehouse College where he studied Biology/Pre-Medicine. During his tenure at Morehouse, Eric became involved in community affairs and politics and became the President of the Georgia College Democrats. He worked on various political campaigns and it was during these years of community service that Eric gained a passion for the law. Although Eric graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 1988, Eric decided not to attend medical school and pursued a legal career. Eric was admitted to Columbia Law School in 1989.

During Eric’s years at Columbia, he continued his community involvement. Eric also served a Judicial Clerk for Judge Bruce McMann. Eric graduated from Columbia Law in 1992. Unlike most of his classmates, Eric decided to enter into public service and served as a District Attorney for Kings County in New York. After his service, Eric relocated to Hartford, CT where Eric started his legal career as an Employment and Labor Attorney for the State of Connecticut.