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Mr. Kenneth T. Lawrence Jr.

Wrong Kenneth T. Lawrence Jr.?

Jr.Senior Vice President, Governm...

Phone: (215) ***-****  
Email: k***@***.edu
Temple University
1801 N Broad St
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19122
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell, Temple College was chartered in 1884 and became Temple University in 1907. Today The comprehensive public research...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • degree , Political Science
    Temple University
  • Masters of Government Administration
    Fels Center of Government
  • bachelor's degree , political science
  • master's degree
    University of Pennsylvania's Fels School of Government
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Web References
Cristo Rey Philadelphia: Board of Trustees, 12 Jan 2016 [cached]
Mr. Ken Lawrence, Jr.Senior Vice President, Government, Community and Public Affairs, Temple University
Avenue of the Arts - Staff & Board, 5 Jan 2015 [cached]
Kenneth Lawrence Senior Vice President for Government, Community and Public Affairs Temple University
Untitled Document, 9 Sept 2008 [cached]
Ken Lawrence
Ken Lawrence, Founder and President of Public Affairs Strategies, is a seasoned public affairs professional with extensive experience in the corporate, government, non-profit and political sectors.He is a registered lobbyist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.Prior to launching Public Affairs Strategies, Ken worked for five years at Merck & Company, Inc. handling public relations, product support, community relations, corporate contributions, crisis communications, issues management, government relations and media relations.During this time, Ken managed two national disease-awareness campaigns, developed and implemented several community outreach programs and was recognized for his lobbying efforts on state and local legislative matters.Before Merck, Ken worked for two years at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce as a Public Policy Representative performing policy development and analysis, grassroots outreach, event management and lobbying on regional business issues.Ken has served as a staffer in two Congressional offices and worked for the PA Department of Education.
Ken is a graduate of Temple University with a degree in Political Science.He is completing his Masters of Government Administration at the Fels Center of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ken is currently on the Board of Directors for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.Ken was unanimously appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners to the board of the Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau.In addition, Ken serves on the board of the James Finnegan Foundation which provides internships in state government.Ken is a Big Brother and was recently matched with his second Little Brother.He was recognized in 1999 as Big Brother of the Year.Ken was a founding board member of the Young Professionals Network of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.He is a past board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Montgomery County where he was Vice President and Chair of the Fund Development Committee, the North Penn Chamber of Commerce, the Community Advocacy Committee of the Sickle Cell Center at CHOP, the Corporate Leadership Council of the Philadelphia Zoo, the Big Brother Big Sister Association of Philadelphia, the Montgomery County Special Needs for Children Foundation, the 21st Century Society of the Philadelphia Orchestra, the North Penn Valley Boys and Girls Club, the North Penn United Way, the Times Herald Community Advisory Board and the WYBE Community Advisory Board.
Ken is an avid participant in the political process.He has managed campaigns for U.S. Congress and the PA General Assembly.Ken is a past Chairman of the Young America PAC, a bipartisan political action committee devoted to increasing the awareness, influence and participation of young professionals in the political process.He has served as a consultant, adviser and fundraiser for numerous candidates and elected officials.He is a frequent commentator on politics and government in various forms of media.
Ken is a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania and a devoted husband and father.He resides with his wife Jen and their two sons in Plymouth Meeting, PA.
Success Factors [cached]
KENNETH LAWRENCE, JR. ELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCEKenneth Lawrence, Jr., President and Founder of Public Affairs Strategies was formally elected the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) at the organization's Annual Meeting held on October 4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting growth and economic development, advocating for sound public policy ...
Deb will be working as the Executive Assistant to Ken Lawrence, President of Public Affairs Strategies.
Plymouth Meeting, PA, October 3, 2006 - Ken Lawrence, Jr. (middle), President and CEO of Public Affairs Strategies, presents a check to Nancy Teichman (left) and Carl Webster (right) of the Easter Seals Affiliates Serving Pennsylvania.
PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA, October 22, 2005: Ken Lawrence, Jr., President and CEO of Public Affairs Strategies, presents a check to Chip Dewitt of the American Diabetes Association Research Foundation.
KEN LAWRENCE, JR. SELECTED FORTY UNDER FORTYPHILADELPHIA, PA, March 2005: The Philadelphia Business Journal has named Ken Lawrence, President of Public Affairs Strategies, as one of the recipients of the 15th Annual "40 Under 40" award.This award recognizes the Philadelphia region's most accomplished young professionals ...
PUBLIC AFFAIRS STRATEGIES GOLF OUTING SUPPORTS BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTYMAINLAND, PA, September 2004: Public Affairs Strategies President and Founder, Ken Lawrence, presented Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Montgomery County with a ceremonial check for $2500 representing funds raised at the Public Affairs Strategies Open held at Mainland Golf Course in Mainland, PA ...
PUBLIC AFFAIRS STRATEGIES IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!BLUE BELL, PA, February, 2004: An exciting new player has stepped in the arena of public affairs consulting in the region.Public Affairs Strategies, a professional services firm, specializing in advising clients....
Media Contact: Ken Lawrence
Business Phone: 610-277-2199Mobile Phone: 215-527-1042 E-mail:
BLUE BELL, PA, February, 2004: An exciting new player has stepped in the arena of public affairs consulting in the region.Public Affairs Strategies, a professional services firm, specializing in advising clients in the areas of community relations, government relations, issues management, media relations and public relations was formally launched in the fourth quarter of 2003.
Ken Lawrence, President and Founder of the firm, announced, "Our agency capabilities don't fit into a defined box.
Ken Lawrence is a skilled professional in all areas of public affairs with ten years of experience in the corporate, government, non-profit and political sectors.For the past five years, Ken has worked at Merck & Company, Inc., a Fortune 50 company and the largest employer in Montgomery County , handling public relations for pharmaceutical products, community, government and media relations, crisis and employee communications, issues management and corporate contributions.During his time at Merck, Ken managed two national disease awareness campaigns, created and implemented several community outreach programs, lobbied at the state, local and federal level for legislative initiatives and served as a company spokesperson.Prior to Merck, Ken worked at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce in the Public Policy department handling issues management, policy analysis and development, grassroots advocacy, lobbying and event management.
"Ken is a very talented individual with an excellent reputation in the regional business community.Ken has strong bi-partisan relationships at all levels of government and a keen knowledge of the ‘players' in the Greater Philadelphia region," said Charlie Pizzi, former President & CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and current President and CEO of the Tasty Baking Company.
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