Lawson Carmichael is Senior Vice President Strategy, People, and Innovation.
In this role, Carmichael leads the AICPA’s longer- and shorter-term strategy efforts, human capital and resource team, market and competitive intelligence, product and services innovation, and governance related activities including working with the Board of Directors and Council.
Prior to joining the AICPA, Carmichael worked for Deloitte as director, corporate strategy. He previously held a number of strategy and innovation leadership positions. In these roles, he was responsible for leading business unit growth strategies, developing long-term corporate strategic positioning and maximizing profit opportunities, as well as building and sustaining talent.
Prior to Deloitte, Carmichael served as managing director for Proxicom, a global eBusiness consulting firm. He also held the position of senior director at Premier, Inc. the largest strategic alliance of health care providers delivering strategic consulting and supply chain solutions in the United States.
Carmichael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Towson University and a certification in Financial Management from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce.