Executive Name and Title: Kimberly Lawton Koon, President
Company Name: Lawton Connect
Location: Orlando, Florida; serving clients nationwide
For over 115 years, the Lawton family has delivered innovative printing solutions to brand conscious clients. The business was founded in 1900 by Kimberly Lawton Koon’s great-great-grandfather in Orlando. Today, the nation’s longest consecutively family-owned printing company, Lawton Connect, continues to evolve and thrive.
“Anticipating the future, adopting new technologies, and constantly innovating are the key to our success, while our tradition of building trust with every client connection continues to guide our culture,” said Lawton Koon. “Our new name, Lawton Connect, reflects our ability to help our clients’ brands communicate, captivate, and connect with their unique audiences”
Lawton Koon has strong roots in Central Florida and is committed to being a leader in our community. In addition to the non-profit boards she is involved in, she has been recognized multiple times by the Orlando Business Journal, as a “40 Under 40” finalist, an “Up and Comer of the Year,” and was included in “Women Who Mean Business” in 2009. Nationally she is involved with the Women Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) and is the past-chairman of the Printing Association of Florida.
“While we’ve made significant investments in our printing equipment, technology, and people, our hallmark will always be advancing beyond traditional print to connect to your audience in compelling and innovative ways,” she said. “But our success is credited to our commitment to fostering trusting relationships with our employees, customers, suppliers, and our community to grow the greater good.”