Larry Lawson III “Tripp”


Viking Mergers & Acquisitions

Phone: 813-773-3778


Tripp Lawson grew up in a family of entrepreneurs spanning five generations of business owners. He began his career as a Financial Analyst working with the business valuation team while attending Florida State University. Tripp also spent time working with various Viking M&A offices throughout his time at Florida State University. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and a Florida Real Estate License, Tripp decided to start his professional career in Florida working with his father in Viking’s Florida Division in 2017.


As a Partner, Tripp works closely with business owners, entrepreneurs, and their advisors to educate and develop a short- or long-term plan to either divest their business or purchase an existing business. Tripp’s dedication and experience in finance and real estate, combined with his business acumen allows him to understand the priorities of Viking clients and deliver exceptional results for them.


While attending Florida State University, Tripp was a student athlete and a member of the football team. Additionally, he held multiple leadership roles within Florida State University organizations. Tripp stays involved at Florida State University by mentoring students holding governing positions within the campus. Tripp has a passion to guide peers on life and business decisions to help those be successful.


Outside of the office, Tripp is an active boater and enjoys adventurous outdoor activities.

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