Ken Lawson is a skilled executive with extensive background in facility operations, transitions resulting from mergers/acquisitions and construction project management. Mr. Lawson is experienced in developing and implementing competitive programs and services. He has exceptional organizational, analytical and managerial skills and excels in high energy and stress environments.
Mr. Lawson has 40 years of experience helping organizations implement strategic applications and process engineering, with over ten years of his business experience focused in the area of healthcare. Mr. Lawson is currently responsible for operations on the Baylor Healthcare account.
- Responsible for managing operations team that includes Center of Excellence, Facility team, Engineering team, Energy team for ten (10) acute care hospitals and medical office buildings.
- Responsible for Energy procurement / strategy for $30 million annual spend for electricity and natural gas.
- Responsible for financial reporting and managing facility contracts and expenses.
- Responsible for improving Operations Management, Strategic Applications and Process Engineering.
Before being hired in his current position in 2003, Mr. Lawson was a Senior Vice President with National responsibilities that included managing construction and operations for a Dallas Real Estate firm. During that time, Mr. Lawson was also involved with new development on the campus for Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, NC.
Mr. Lawson managed 11 transitions totaling approximately 24 million square feet, the addition of 375 new associates and facilitated the integration of company cultures with the acquired company’s associates. Mr. Lawson supervised 55 project management employees in a five state region, totaling 20 million square feet and completed projects valued in excess of $900 million during the contract period. During Mr. Lawson’s tenure with his previous company, he was responsible for a mobile and stationary engineering work force in a five state region and implemented Work Order systems that tracked unscheduled maintenance and scheduled preventive maintenance work orders.