Robert Lawson is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Lawson Corporation. As a 3rd generation entrepreneur in manufacturing, Bob’s 42-year career includes owning and operating several companies and employing thousands of workers along the way. Bob is also experienced in acquisitions and mergers and was responsible for building one of the largest metalworking conglomerates in the industry through the late 70’s and 80’s for Lear Siegler. Bob’s most recent and current project is teaming up with like-minded entrepreneurs to create one of the strongest manufacturing groups in the US. As CEO, Bob is ultimately responsible for the day-to-day operations of The Lawson Corporation and implements both the companies long and short term plans. Bob is an alumni of Western Michigan University and is passionate about helping others succeed while also achieving their own personal goals. These combined qualities make Bob the perfect leader for the firm.