Lawrencia Scott Pierce named Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Secretary Edward Chow, Jr. announced Lawrencia Scott Pierce as Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA). She is the first African-American female Deputy Secretary.
Pierce is an accredited attorney with the US Department of Veterans Affairs. As a Maryland State Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist she assisted disabled veterans, veterans with barriers, and transitioning military members to find employment, specialized resources, and veteran benefits assistance. She is also the designated United States Air Force (USAF) Key Spouse for the 1st Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Andrews.
Pierce served as a Captain in the USAF Judge Advocate General’s Corp. She is a graduate of both Southern University and A&M College and Southern University Law School. She and her husband, Lt Col Aaron M. Pierce, USAF are the proud parents of three children. They reside in Charles County.
“I look forward to working with Secretary Chow and the O’Malley-Brown Administration. I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving veterans, and advocating on their behalf,” said Pierce.