Derickson K. Lawrence

Mr. Derickson K. Lawrence
President & CEO

Mr. Lawrence has over 33 years of experience in banking, management consulting, technology and executive management. He is the founder of MarketView Resources, Inc.

Before developing MarketView Resources, he held executive-level and CEO positions at two Internet start-ups. He was formerly a management consultant with KPMG LLP, and a director at the Gartner Group. At KPMG he was involved with several strategic organizational and operational streamlining engagements. Specifically, those engagements focused on working with the clients' executive teams to help their organizational workforces adapt to change; and help their businesses remain competitive. At the Gartner Group, he participated and led the "CIO Boot Camp" initiative, a program aimed at mentoring and coaching CIO's of Fortune 100 companies. The program has now blossomed into the renowned Gartner CIO Academy. Additionally, while with the Gartner Group, Mr. Lawrence was involved in creating financial valuations of Fortune 100 companies and managed several domestic technology initiatives including that of the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve.

Mr. Lawrence has been active in the Westchester County community for the past 25 years. From 1989 to 1993, he served as a Trustee of the YWCA of Yonkers; and from 1989 to 1991, he served as the Chairman of the Mount Vernon Housing Authority. He currently chairs the Westchester County Home Owners' Coalition and Westchester County Crime Stoppers. He recently served as the co-Vice Chair for the Westchester County Charter Revision Commission (June 2011 - December 2013).

His "OP EDs" have been published in the New York Times, Westchester Business Journal, The Journal News (Lohud.com), the Westchester Tribune and the Westchester Guardian.

His graduate studies include an MBA in international finance from Zicklin School of Business and the Mergers & Acquisitions Program at Columbia University. Mr. Lawrence received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Howard University.

He is married with two grown daughters and a three-year old son.