B.S., Monmouth University
M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
Maureen Lawrence is the Chief Financial Officer of St. Francis College, where she sets the College’s long-term financial strategy and oversees the annual operating budget and the College’s endowment.
Lawrence came to St. Francis in 2019 with nearly two decades experience in budget and finance, facilities management and campus planning. Most recently, she worked at Middlesex County College (MCC) in Edison, New Jersey, where she served two years as Vice President of Finance and Administration, advising the President on all matters related to MCC’s operating and capital budget of more than $88 million.
Prior to MCC, Lawrence held increasingly more senior roles over a 14 year tenure at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey, with her final six years as Vice President of Finance and Operations in the President’s Cabinet. Lawrence oversaw nearly $40 million in campus renovations and expansions at Brookdale. In 2015, NJBiz named her the CFO of the Year in the Non-Profit Organization category.
Lawrence obtained her B.S. in Business Administration, concentration in Accounting from Monmouth University, Master in Administrative Sciences from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is currently pursuing Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy from Seton Hall University.