Prior to joining Serent Capital, Lance was an investor at Fortress Investment Group, where he was responsible for sourcing, deal analysis, financial underwriting, as well as deal and legal due diligence for the Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund and the Drawbridge Long Dated Value Fund. While at Fortress, Lance worked on transactions totaling approximately $750 million in invested capital.
Lance also worked with lower middle market private equity firm Alpine Investors, assisting with the acquisition of an auto dealer and its related specialty finance company, as well as working with Alpine's portfolio companies. Prior to beginning his investing career, Lance taught middle school and high school social studies in the hardest to staff schools in New York as a part of the New York City Teaching Fellows.
Lance has an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller scholar, and an MA from the City College of New York in Secondary Education, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Lance attended Cornell University for his undergraduate degree, where he received a BA in History.
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