"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” 

– John Wooden

Lawrence Hanson

Facility Security Officer

Lawrence Hanson is the Facility Security Officer for Advanced Onion. In this role, Lawrence is responsible for managing personnel/facility clearance matters ensuring all personnel have and maintain the appropriate clearance level. 

Lawrence’s professional experiences range from personnel/physical security, Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF) management, as well as various program/project management roles. He originally joined the Advanced Onion team as a Sr. Systems Applications Analyst, where he continues to spend most of his time. 

During his 20-year career in the United States Army, he was assigned to various locations including Germany, Korea, Maryland and California.  He held multiple positions. He graduated from Golden Gate University with an Executive Master’s degree of Public Administration in 2016 and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

He is married to his wife Keisha of 24 years, and has a 23-year-old son Brandon and 15-year-old daughter Brooke. He enjoys grilling, watching sports and spending time with his family.