Marty Lawson, a lifelong fan of North Sydney Bears, grew up on Sydney’s northern beaches, playing rugby league, rugby union and cricket.
He has always maintained a passionate allegiance to the Bears, supporting them personally, professionally and financially over many years.
Marty is a licensed Customs Broker and General Manager and co-owner of J. J. Lawson Pty Ltd, a family business and proud sponsor of the Bears since the early 1980s.
After leaving school, Marty travelled through Europe and the USA before studying Commerce and Japanese at the University of Canberra in the early 1990s.
He went on to become a lead Sales Manager for Unilever before joining J. J. Lawson in 2002.
Marty still lives on the northern beaches with his wife, Heather, and their three school-age children – all Bears fans, of course!
Marty is an active weekend patrol member of South Curl Curl SLSC and passionate supporter of his children’s many extracurricular activities.
He is a regular runner, occasional triathlete and one-time Gold Coast marathon finisher and a Midnight Oil tragic.