William H. Lawrence

William H. Lawrence is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Meridian Capital Partners Inc., a preeminent alternative investment adviser offering funds-of-hedge funds to institutional and high net worth investors, currently managing assets in excess of $3 billion. Mr. Lawrence has over twenty years experience in investment management. Prior to founding Meridian in 1994, he began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick, held senior investment consulting positions with Merrill Lynch and Shearson Lehman Bros., and was a Senior Vice President with Prudential Securities, Inc.

Mr. Lawrence graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in 1983. He is a member of the Wharton School's Undergraduate Executive Board, the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater New York, as well as serving on other boards.