Gina Lawrence

Gina Lawrence


B.S., Accounting/Florida Gulf Coast University

Favorite Social Activity

Shopping and watching my daughter’s dance competitions

Most Embarrassing Professional Moment

At my first job as a staff accountant the CFO came out to get something off the copier where I was standing and fell over. I just watched the whole thing happen and didn’t know what to do. From then on, everyone made jokes about me pushing him.

First Concert

Bon Jovi

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Chief Financial Officer


Gina Lawrence serves as Essentia’s CFO overseeing the accounting, finance, payroll and tax departments. Gina holds a variety of responsibilities including cash management, budgeting, compliance, audit, financial and strategic planning as well as leveraging enterprise corporate systems for sound financial controls.


Prior to Essentia’s creation from Utilipath Enterprise and Carrier Services division, Gina served for four years as Utilipath’s Controller and top accounting executive. She has an impeccable fifteen-year career history of prudent financial judgment, working in the telecommunications, construction, healthcare and finance sectors.

Employment History

Prior to Utilipath Gina was the Assistant Controller at Concrete Supply Company in Charlotte, North Carolina. At Concrete Supply Company Gina managed a wide range of accounting functions and assisted with several acquisitions. Gina also served as a Corporate Accounting Manager for Health Management Associates in Naples, Florida where she had accounting oversight for 11 healthcare facilities. Gina’s previous experience includes several years in accounting roles at CEMEX, relationship administration at FleetBoston Private Bank and with the advisory department at The Legend Group.

Civic & Board Involvement

Gina is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, Charlotte Business Professionals and Women in Numbers.

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