Lawson Products Appoints Corporate Development Officer

CHICAGO — Lawson Products Inc. announced on Wednesday the expansion of its management team with the appointment of Matt Boyce as senior vice president of corporate development.

Boyce brings over 15 years of business development to the Lawson team. He has experience partnering with corporate executives and key stakeholders to develop organic and inorganic growth strategies that include pursuing M&A opportunities, executing strategic initiatives and directing dozens of successful corporate transactions. In this role, Boyce will lead the acquisition and integration activities of operating companies Lawson Products, TestEquity and Gexpro Services to further accelerate growth.

“We are fortunate and excited to have Matt join our leadership team and work alongside our LKCM Headwater team to accelerate our M&A efforts,” said President of Lawson Products J. Bryan King. “He brings energy, leadership and creativity to this role, and he is an essential addition to the team to further accelerate growth within these companies. We have the advantage of working with Matt previously, where he successfully led a strong M&A strategy for one of our specialty distribution businesses, so we know his strengths and capabilities, and his proven track record in for successful transactions and integrations.

“I am thrilled to join Lawson’s leadership team and look forward to further strengthening these successful companies by helping to accelerate and drive the execution of the collective inorganic growth strategies,” Boyce said. “Each of the specialty distribution companies is well known and highly respected in its industry. They have all established a solid foundation on which to build and I look forward to adding my experience and energy to these efforts. The team and I will focus on building scale through accretive investing and creating long-term shareholder value. »

Boyce joins Lawson from Carlisle Companies Inc., where he worked as Director of Business Development since 2015. Prior to joining Carlisle, Boyce served as Director of the Industrial Distribution Group Finance Team, leading mergers and acquisitions for the company. Prior to joining IDG, Boyce spent 12 years with Carlisle Companies Inc. in various finance and corporate development leadership roles. Matt received his undergraduate degree in finance from Linfield University and an MBA from Graziadio Business School at Pepperdine University.

Sara H. Byrd