Lawrence was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from Iolani School. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of San Francisco. Lawrence received his CPA certificates from the State of Hawaii in 1992 and the State of California in 1986 (currently inactive). Lawrence joined the firm as a principal in 2014. Prior to N&K, Lawrence was a partner at a local firm and a national accounting firm. He is responsible for client services and quality control monitoring of the Assurance Services Division. Lawrence is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Lawrence is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants and CPAmerica International, and a director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii and treasurer of the Better Business of Hawaii Foundation.
In his free time, Lawrence enjoys watching sporting events, cooking, golfing and traveling. He was previously very active with youth baseball.
Areas of practice: Audit, accounting and management consulting.
Industry specializations: Construction, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit, real estate, retail, state and local governments and wholesale distribution.