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Tony Lawrence

Assurance Central Regional Managing Partner

CPA

Executive Summary

Tony Lawrence is the Assurance managing partner for BDO’s central region. He has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting, working with public and privately-held companies, with international and domestic ventures. Tony is a key advisor to his clients concerning mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, and alternative debt arrangements.

Tony has consulted and advised investors, owners, executive level managers, and equity funds over his career in a variety of areas including manufacturing, real estate management, material price controls, throughput, make versus buy, manufacturing locations and labor costs, machine utilization, and family-owned transitions and start-ups. He understands the pressures that come with balancing management oversight with ownership satisfaction. 

Tony is the national lead for BDO's strategic plan focused on Culture, and is also a member of BDO’s Board of Directors.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants


  • B.B.A., Grand Valley State University


  • Grand Rapids Art Museum, Board Member
  • Grand Valley State University, Board Member