Leadership Team

Lauren Lawrence

Lauren R. Lawrence

Vice President, Administration & Operations

Lauren brings over 17 years of Human Resources/Talent Acquisition experience to her role as Vice President, Human Resources for NTA. Prior to joining NTA, Lauren was Executive Director with ManTech International. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.

John T. Wright

John T. Wright
Colonel (Retired) US Army

Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

John is a strategic, results-driven leader with nearly 37 years of professional experience in the defense and corporate sectors. He is a retired U.S. Army Colonel having served in the Ordnance Corps and led logistics organizations at every level from platoon thru brigade for 26 years culminating as the Commander, U.S. Army Garrison Aberdeen Proving Ground. Since 2007 he has held a succession of program management, business development, and strategic consulting roles in the private sector focused on serving the federal and commercial markets in Huntsville, Alabama, the U.S., and world-wide. John has proven results in strategy development, performance improvement, efficiency/effectiveness, and innovation. His expertise encompasses domestic and international business development, go-to-market strategies, direct customer engagement; strategic planning, facility and city management, training and leader development, military logistics, and supply chain management, multi-site/multi-country operations management, and human resource management. Over the last nine years he has volunteered with the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army and recently served two years as the Chapter President. Currently he serves on the board of Still Serving Veterans, a regional non-profit. His Leadership Philosophy is VIP3 (Values, Innovation, Perseverance, Perspective, Patriotism).

As NTA’s Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, John is responsible for leading the strategy and business development efforts directed towards the needs of U.S. DoD and Federal Agency customers throughout the U.S. and worldwide.