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Possessing a Master of Business Administration from American University, and more than 23 years of experience working with public and private global technology firms, Barry Saffer has gained valuable expertise in progressive accounting, operational, and financial management. Barry Saffer's career has included work at a number of Maryland-based companies, among them a software development organization, a professional services firm, and a technology manufacturer. Barry Saffer's role in these businesses involved taking charge of key financial and operational functions, including planning, budgeting, administration, business modeling, treasury management, international operations, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic alliances.  

Today, Barry Saffer serves as President of management consulting firm The Lawrence Group, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Under Saffer's leadership, The Lawrence Group partners with clients to provide a personalized service that grows and evolves with the company. Working with entrepreneurs and small-to-midsize businesses, in addition to doing project-based work for larger organizations, The Lawrence Group oversees many of the responsibilities of a Chief Financial Officer, including offering financial and operational analysis, budget and financial projection preparation, accounting policies and procedures development, financial statements and reporting preparation, effective tax planning, and innovative solutions to accounting and financial issues. Saffer has headed The Lawrence Group since October, 2004.

Work experience

Oct 2004Present


The Lawrence Group

Barry Saffer


Jun 1989Jun 1991


American University