Businesses and Leadership
CGO, Klas Government
Lawrence provides leadership for the overall corporate strategy and growth development efforts to support the needs of Klas Government’s full customer set.
Lawrence joins the team with years of defense industry experience which includes Cubic Corporation where he was a growth and strategy Vice President in Cubic’s Digital Intelligence business unit. Prior to his role at Cubic, Lawrence has held multiple executive leadership positions at Maxar (DigitalGlobe), where Lawrence was the Vice President for US Government Growth and Strategy and L3Harris, where he served as Sr Executive Account Director and site lead opening and managing the L3Harris’ Tampa location centralizing three large division’s efforts in one customer centric location. Additionally, after his military retirement, he served as ISR Director and Senior Intelligence Professional with Special Operations Command, serving the needs of Special Operations Community and Joint Special Operations Command as lead, SOF tactics, techniques, and systems as well as his position as the ISR Tactical Coordinator. In addition to his industry experience, Lawrence proudly served his country in various operational, joint, and tactical assignments though his highly decorated United States Marine Corps career, providing him with broad experience within this customer community.
Lawrence is a member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, the National Defense Industrial Association, Defense Technology Forum and the Marine Corps Intelligence Association. Lawrence is also a chosen member of the Business Executives for National Security. He is also a servant of the local community through multiple charity programs.
Lawrence serves as a member of the Digital Marketing Advisory Board for the University of South Florida’s business and marketing school. Lawrence lives in Tampa and is co-located with two major US Combatant Commands (USSOCOM and USCENTCOM).