Lonnie Lawson

Lonnie Lawson began his tenure with The Center for Rural Development in 1997 as Director of Business & Finance and assumed the duties of General Manager in 1998.  He became President and CEO of The Center in 2002 where he serves today.  Lonnie is a member of various organizations including Vice President on the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber board, a member of Kiwanis International,  and served as Commissioner of the Kentucky Appalachian Commission.