Mr. Lawshe is the owner of Paragon Solutions, a nationwide retail design and consulting firm based in Fort Worth, Texas. He has 35+ years of specialized and targeted industry experience, consulting a multitude of customers including conveniences stores, travel centers/truck stops, petroleum companies, large chain operators, independently owned retailers, quick serve restaurants, fast casual restaurants, and other specialty retailers. His company is recognized as one of the leading design firms in the industry, with over 150 projects completed annually throughout the U.S.
Mr. Lawshe’s background includes fuel distributing and retail operations, in addition to his existing consulting business founded in 1986. He has hands on experience with site analysis & selection, market research, property acquisition & management, cost estimating, and all-around operational consultation. Michael has won multiple awards for his cutting-edge designs and has helped scores of customers maximize their sales potential and returns on investment.
Mr. Lawshe and his wife Cathy have been married since 1983 and have three children, Erin, Whitney, and Colin. He and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas.