Stacey Lawrence is the Chief Financial Officer for Uplift Education. As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Lawrence is responsible for all aspects of Uplift's financial operations, including budget development, monitoring, analysis, cash management, accounting compliance and payroll processing. As Senior Director of Finance, Mr. Lawrence is responsible for leading all aspects of the annual budgeting process and the design of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis. Before joining Uplift as Senior Director of Finance in 2012, Mr. Lawrence worked for six years as a senior finance manager at Frito-Lay North America, where he held operating finance roles supporting sales and marketing in new product development, brand management and customer growth and development. He has 20 years’ experience in the areas of finance, marketing, business development, and accounting and started his career as a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Company. He received bachelor's and master’s degrees in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s in business administration from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. In addition, Mr. Lawrence is a graduate of The Broad Residency program as a member of the class of 2012-14.