Director of Support Services
James Lawrence started at the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence in 2013 as the Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining the Movement, James worked in the fields of education, sales, accounting, finance and human resources. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Education with an emphasis in health and physical exercise (2005) from the University of Kansas. Naturally, James is a major part of the sports committee, which drives the BGC Volleyball Championship and March Madness Tournament. Numerous staff trainings and certifications also fall under his realm of responsibilities.
His favorite thing to do in Lawrence is spend time with his family on The Hill on gameday. James lives in Lawrence with his wife Alicia and their son, William, and daughter, Hadley.
What makes the Boys & Girls Club special:
“I enjoy working with people who passionately want to make a difference in the lives of the youth of Lawrence.”
Words to live by:
“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe