SUSAN S. LAWRENCE
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Susan S. Lawrence is a leader in the firm’s defense business. As a seasoned technology leader and retired senior military officer, she supports a number of businesses and initiatives that cut across the defense and security markets. These include Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4); Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR); enterprise IT; joint information environments; cyber; integrated mission systems; and emerging technologies.
Ms. Lawrence enlisted in the US Army in 1972, received her commission as an officer in 1979, and retired in 2013, after having attained the rank of Lieutenant General and serving as the Army’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and G-6. Prior to that role, she served as the Commanding General for the Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM). Ms. Lawrence had end-to-end responsibility for Army C4 and Army Enterprise IT.
She had scores of command and staff assignments during her Army career, mostly within the Army Signal Corps, including assignments leading network, C4, and IT functions during recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ms. Lawrence is a member of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA) Board of Directors and was recently awarded the Admiral Jon L. Boyes Medal for Distinguished Service to AFCEA.
Ms. Lawrence received her commission from Campbell University, North Carolina. She holds an MS degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Georgia, and is a graduate of the Army War College and the Army Signal School.