More than anything, Lance loves to ‘crack the strategic code’ that unleashes a clear purpose and path for his clients to thrive. A seasoned strategist, he crafted his career in senior leadership roles, including 11 years as CEO of a software company – in large, sophisticated companies, as well as entrepreneurial, growth-oriented organizations.
His skills have been honed in sectors as varied as publishing, technology/software and private equity; and in Water, Marketing and Business Services, Retail, Manufacturing and Distribution industries. He is also Board Chair of one of BC’s leading water management service companies.
Recognized for his ability to understand the complex dynamics of a business challenge and for his operations expertise, he knows how to foster a shared vision for progress and growth and to engage teams within a dynamic culture. Lance also brings deep experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, and the critical integration work necessary for their success.
Underlying his work is an unflagging passion to acquire and share knowledge about leadership, strategy and organizational behaviour. Every year, he attends Harvard Business School President’s Program to learn best practices from MBA professors. And, for almost 20 years, he’s been deeply committed to the Young Presidents Organization at provincial, national and international levels. In 2014, he was recognized for curating the Best Education Program in the World for YPO British Columbia.
Out of the office, Lance stays mentally and physically strong and resilient by competing against himself and his friends in golf, cycling and hiking; and travelling with his wife and two sons, particularly to Australia.
“Lance has been contributing to the success of FVBS Inc. for the past three years. His ability to keep our team on point and focused over this time have contributed to our exponential growth. His strength in strategic planning, team collaboration, marketing and vast network of business contacts have directly resulted in our company’s acquisition and integrating of four new businesses increasing our annual revenues from $50M to over $100M. We look forward to our continued partnership with Lance and his insightful approach to managing strategic acquisitions.”