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.
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.