An accomplished technology and management authority with over 20-years' experience in creating organizational efficiency and effectiveness by leveraging technology assets. With deep understanding and expertise in the development of technology strategies, execution of goals and objectives, technology development and integration creating an effective and efficient organization. Lawson's wide range of dynamic leadership and management prowess coupled with a visionary technical savvy, brings a diverse dimension that propels the organization to heightened frontiers of possibilities.
Executive Management Program & Project Management Organizational Design
Getronics Government SystemsProgram Manager
Managed government contracts and programs related to revitalization and innovation for the Department of Defense. Specific emphasis on technology, knowledge management, business improvement and information integration throughout the five services. Created partnerships within government circles for sharing information via web and cloud based programs. Managed teams of contractors in association with larger military professionals and leaders.
Lead the design of mission critical artificial intelligence system for management of software systems.
Directed talented teams of talented local and virtual development professional, vendors.
Partnered with military and contracting sources on the design of the technical aspects including UI/UX of applications, standardized data management and design
Created and managed program/project budgets, development and delivery schedules, and team selection.
Tri-Cor IndustriesProject Manager
Lead the effort to create enterprise wide knowledge management and predictive analytics for Department of Defense. Lead the analysis of user interface and technical requirement, managed the scope and development effort and distribution of data across the five services. Specific emphasis placed on intelligence management, logistics and distribution and medical evacuation capabilities.
Lead the redevelopment of disparate mainframe based systems from the five military services and NATO into seamless networked, wireless and mobile/cloud-based platforms.
Developed relationships between the different military branches and commercial entities for sourcing of logistic schedules, contracting/leasing of cargo/passenger space.
Partnered with local military and virtual on implementation, budgets, development and delivery schedules, and virtual team management.
IT & Organizational ManagementExecutive Consultant
Kronos Served Fortune 100 organizations in executive consultant role for diagnosing organizational issues and creating strategies for management and recruitment of employees. Worked with internal and virtual groups of executives and team members to identify strategic goals and capabilities in order to deliver enterprise wide solution. Provided expertise in the development of technological solutions for benefits management, predictive analytics for human capital needs and enterprise reporting.
Assisted with information technology initiatives designed to enhance operational management through effective and efficient deployment of human capital
Created framework for assigning human capital based on specified skill sets and organizational need
Aided in development of professional development framework
Managed diverse groups of development team in a virtual environment
Webster UniversityPh.D.: Management and OrganizationPh.D., Management and Organization, Webster University
Fontbonne UniversityMBA: Business AdministrationMBA, Business Administration, Fontbonne University
Maryville UniversityB.S.: Information Systems and BusinessB.S., Information Systems and Business, Maryville University
Six Sigma White Belt, Aveta Business Institute
Committee ACBSP accreditation
Development of presentations and proposals
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