SVP, General Counsel and Human Resources
Lance serves two critical roles at SmartBear, leading both the legal and human resources organizations worldwide. As General Counsel, Lance is responsible for making sure Smartbear maintains the highest reputation and integrity in all the markets we serve and scaling SmartBear’s legal operations globally. As head of Human Resources, Lance is responsible for making SmartBear a leading destination for people to grow and develop their careers. He also supports the organization’s efforts to develop effective managers and leaders from within.
Prior to SmartBear, Lance was Senior Vice President and General Counsel and Human Resources of Affinnova through its acquisition by Nielsen. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Human Resources at Imagitas through its acquisition by Pitney Bowes. Before then, Lance was Assistant General Counsel at PAREXEL International. Lance began his legal career as a civil litigation attorney.
Lance holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lafayette College and a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University School of Law.