Lance has been involved in the technology field for more than 22 years, participating in regional and global roll outs of ground-breaking computer networks and applications. For the U.S. military, he participated in development and deployment of one of the first data security systems for the Strategic Air Command; co-managed the roll out of the Air Force’s hotel billing system for PacRim bases in Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Hawaii; and then became Dir. of Information Technology for Pacific Air Force deploying the first non-classified Frame and IP network for base-to-base networking between Okinawa, Mainland Japan and South Korea.
Lance established Colorado Computer Consultants (C3) in 1988 and served as CEO and President providing I.T. consulting to military organizations in Colorado Springs, CO. C3 networked military installations and developed wide-area Novell networks for the Air Force Academy, Peterson AFB, NORAD, Space Command and Luke AFB. Lance coordinated sale of C3‘s complete contract portfolio to Qwest Communications, Inc.
Lance joined Paranet Inc. in 1996 (Houston-based, purchased by Sprint in 1997) managing the San Francisco office’s 5-person team, orchestrating growth of the branch to 65 tech consultants by 1998. His team provided high-end networking, data center and application solutions to Berkeley Labs, Providian Corp, 3COM, Clorox, Lawrence Livermore Labs and Chevron Technology, among others. Lance later moved to Houston as Dir. of Knowledge Management for Sprint Paranet, coordinating the analysis of over 3500 customer project experiences. Lance then became co-managing Director for Sprint E!Solutions Sales Operations where he orchestrated the engineering, development and implementation of internally-developed CRM and Knowledge Management solutions for 1500 sales representatives nation-wide.