Lance brings more than 17 years of extensive management experience in non-profits combined with a strong understanding of mission driven organisations.
As Chief Chapter Relations and Development Officer, Lance is responsible for providing the overall leadership, direction, strategy and vision for The Association’s network of chapters and fundraising efforts in support of The Association’s mission and strategic priorities.
Lance joined The ALS Association in 2009 as part of The Association’s national development staff. In his role, he supported the launch of The Association’s first nationwide collaborative direct mail program in addition to overseeing the organisation’s partnership with Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball. Lance went on to serve as Director, Chapter Relations, providing consultative support to chapter leadership and guidance on organisational and fund development activities to chapters in the eastern United States. In 2012, Lance joined the executive leadership team as Chief Chapter Relations Officer, overseeing The Association’s nationwide network of chapters, its programmes, projects and outreach.
Prior to joining The ALS Association, Lance served as Executive Director of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Greater Los Angeles Chapter and also held a number of positions of various responsibilities with the American Heart Association’s Western States Affiliate.