Lawrence Knorr is a member of the University’s corporate faculty in the Computer Information Sciences major. Since August 2008, he has worked for Ahold USA, the sixth largest grocery chain in the US (Giant, Stop & Shop, Martins, Peapod). Presently, he is the Director of IM Strategy Integration responsible for the Program Management Organization, Performance Management and Communications supporting this 750+ store grocery chain. Prior to working at Ahold, Lawrence was the Chief Information Officer for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, the 650+ store retail chain operated by the Commonwealth. During his30 -year career, Mr. Knorr has worked in a variety of capacities in information systems, from computer programmer to CEO of his own consulting firm (NorSoft, Inc.) in the 1990’s. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Economics (Management concentration / Minor in History) from Wilson College, achieving summa cum laude honors and honors in his major. He received his Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University, achieving induction in Beta Gamma Sigma. Lawrence received his initial training in computer programming from the Lehigh Data Processing Institute (now Berks Technical Institute).
Mr. Knorr is a Project Management Professional with years of experience implementing information systems projects. He is also a Certified Computer Professional.
On a personal note, Lawrence is an accomplished digital artist, having shown his work in New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas in addition to local galleries (www.vonknorrgallery.com ). He is an accomplished author having written several books on local history and genealogy, including “A Pennsylvania Mennonite and the California Gold Rush”. With his wife, he owns Sunbury Press, Inc., a trade publishing company based in Mechanicsburg. Lawrence has two daughters, a stepson and stepdaughter and lives on a small farm near Boiling Springs with Tammi, his wife.