Mr. Lawler joined Kohlberg in 2015 as an Operating Partner. He is currently Chairman of K2-MDV and MarketCast and a member of the board of directors of Allagash Brewing Company. He is responsible for investment thesis development, company diligence and portfolio company operations management in the Consumer, Industrial and Business Service sectors.
Prior to Kohlberg, Mr. Lawler was the Chief Executive Officer at ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. and held various senior level management positions at R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Gander Mountain, Boston Whaler and The Gillette Company.
He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S.B.A. from Northeastern University.