Lawrie started Tru-Bilt back in 1993 with his son Mark and under his stewardship what began as a small garage door business has grown into a leading door, dock and safety businesses
Lawrie believes that when you empower people they will perform at their very best, testament to this philosophy is the success of the business and the continuing surge for innovation, quality and service right throughout the company.
Lawrie has travelled the world and extensively throughout New Zealand. He enjoys spending time with extended family and friends and is very active in his community. With 14 grandchildren keeping him young there are no plans to slow down any time soon.