JND Government Services
Charles Lawson is SVP of JND Government Services with more than 15 years of contracting, program management, and leadership experience with the federal government. As a veteran of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), he oversaw the agency’s redress administration program and administered more than 1,000 redress distributions to tens of millions of consumers across a broad spectrum of industries. During his tenure, Charles worked on the largest and most complex FTC matters in the country.
Charles contributed to court testimony on various settlement administration matters and was routinely sought out by many federal, state, and foreign consumer protection agencies in the administration of settlements, the establishment of settlement program offices, and federal contracting implementation. He was a certified contracting officer representative, and business system owner trained in federal information system management. Charles served as an excellence in government fellow by completing an executive development program. He piloted numerous federal projects, including successfully developing a partnership between the FTC and major American cities to promote consumer protection education. He was also instrumental in developing a best practices committee among federal regulators engaged in settlement administration.
Prior to the FTC, Charles was a vice president at Citibank/Citicorp and is a graduate of their Global Management Program.
Charles earned his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst and M.B.A. from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University