The Axia Group team has extensive experience working at and with brick and mortar schools, independent study charter schools, after school instructional programs, and the list goes on. We have first hand experience and expertise in the business and technology realms. We understand your experience as the leader of a school or program and the day-to-day challenges that come with it. We want to partner alongside you so your team can rely on our expertise in education, business, and finance.
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Steven Lawrence, PhD
Dr. Steven W. Lawrence is a strategic education executive with a track record of providing leadership to achieve and promote quality education, innovation, and financial results.
In his current capacity as Executive Director, he is working to fulfill the organizational mission and short- and long-term goals using data and technology, as well as increasing the skill set of the people in the organization.
Dr. Lawrence has successfully led both high functioning organizations and organizations that needed restructuring. Leveraging strong financial skills, he has maximized budgets ranging from $1 million to $300 million to meet organizational goals.
His career is characterized by continuous advancement, diverse responsibilities, and achievement in every area of accountability.
Chris Williams, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Christopher S. Williams is a result-oriented financial strategist who is highly accomplished in directing the integration of finance, accounting, human resources, and management processes to create well-informed and streamlined operations.
In his role as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Williams manages the day-to-day financial operations of the organization, including developing the fiscal policies and procedures, internal controls and fiscal compliance responsibilities, while implementing them as the organization undergoes reconstruction.
Mr. Williams is creative in thought and solution with expertise in developing and improving infrastructures, systems, procedures, and reporting processes for increased efficiencies, reduced costs, and maximum profitability. He is a resourceful and successful collaborative leader, skilled in managing through change, and coordinating multiple deadline-driven projects simultaneously.
Chief Information Officer
Jonathan Jose serves as Chief Information Officer and is responsible for various departments, including: internal systems, vendor, enrichment, technology, online subscription, field trips and events, enrichment audit, curriculum operations, and lending libraries and returns.
Mr. Jose brings a wealth of experience from various positions held at The Axia Group. Prior to his current role, he was Chief Customer Service Officer and Director of Staff Training.
Mr. Jose has administrative experience in tech firms and start-ups as well as charter school enrollment management.