Mark Lawson

Mark Lawson

Director, Business Development

Mark Lawson is a Director, Business Development, responsible for building and maintaining broker and client relationships in the western region.

Mark is a subject matter expert in the areas of HR and employee benefits, with more than 30 years of experience in the space. Prior to joining Empyrean, Mark was the Director, HR Consulting for ISG. For 15 years, he served as lead consultant on over 120 HR projects for over 65 unique clients, including some of the largest, most complex companies in the world. He focused on strategy development and execution across a broad set of HR functions, business case development, functional assessments, service provider evaluations and selections, and contract negotiations.  

He also spent 10 years in various benefits administration and outsourcing roles, including implementation manager, service center manager, manager of retirement services, manager of audits and controls, and plan administration.  

At Empyrean, Mark serves as a mentor to those under his leadership and works closely with Empyrean’s executive team to identify new products, services and strategic partnerships. 

Mark earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Old Dominion University.