His relationship with the publication actually extended back 20 years, since he served as creative director for Blue Sky Design for a decade while Style was one of its clients. In that capacity, he was essentially the creative director of the magazine before he was named editor.
Lawrence declined comment on his departure from the magazine last week. But he said he hoped to stay in the Baltimore-Washington area and was looking for a new position.
At its website, Clipper City Media identifies itself as the "umbrella brand of the Baltimore Jewish Times, STYLE Magazine and all the publications, products and services of the former Alter Communications. When Alter was sold to the WJW Group in April 2012, Clipper City Media was launched."