Lance is a seasoned finance and accounting executive with over thirty-five years of experience in credit, operations, forecasting, mergers, and acquisitions. He is a key contributor in the areas of project management, banking relationships, financial reporting best practices, risk management, and streamlining operations. Known for being hands-on, dynamic, and energetic, Lance is a capable leader for organizations of various sizes.
After starting his career in public accounting, Lance has gained extensive experience in the beverage distribution industry with some of the largest distributors in the Northwest, overseeing imports from manufacturers around the world. During his career he had increasing responsibilities with companies ranging in annual sales volume from $20M to over $300M. Lance was responsible for managing accounting, payroll, budgeting, purchasing, pricing, and product costing for well-known local organizations such as Click Wholesale Distributing, Alaska Distributors, and Sid Eland.
Lance earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Washington. He enjoys landscaping, gardening, golfing, traveling, and looks forward to his annual holiday wine tasting party.