Bill Lawrence, CPA, JD

Chief Financial Officer, Head of Business Development

Child Mind Institute

Bill Lawrence is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development for the Child Mind Institute. He oversees the organization’s accounting and finance, business strategy, human resources, information technology and facilities functions.

Bill is a CPA and an attorney with more than 30 years of experience leading teams in the for-profit and non-profit sectors through periods of expansion and increasing complexity.  Prior to joining the Child Mind Institute he held senior finance positions with the world’s preeminent musical instruments manufacturer and a venerable fine arts firm.  Bill has also worked with global companies in media, consumer products and commercial banking, and he began his career with a big-four public accounting firm. He serves on a number of non-profit boards. A Certified Dale Carnegie Instructor, Bill is passionate about training and team development and has delivered in-house corporate and public leadership courses, seminars and workshops for the better part of two decades.

Bill earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University and his JD from Fordham University School of Law.