Lawrence has over twenty-four years of managing biotech, business services and community service organizations undergoing mergers and rapid growth. Prior to joining SPUR, Lawrence directed administrative functions at Tenderloin Health, which optimized the health of the district's most vulnerable residents.
Lawrence serves as board president of San Francisco Bicyle Coalition, board chair of Yerba Buena Community Benefit District and board member of Lower Haight Merchants and Neighbors Association. He is a long-standing SPUR member and a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: You program participant. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a Business specialization from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Lawrence enjoys bicycling the Wiggle and Market Street every day to connect home with the Urban Center. He lives simply in San Francisco, and searches for advanced culture and society on city sidewalks and at cafes.