Meet Jonathan R. Lance

Class of 1985

After IWU


Partner & Co-founder
Lance Partners LLC
Venture Capital & Private Equity industry
March 2006 – March 2010 (4 years 1 month)

Banc of America Securities LLC
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BAC; Capital Markets industry
February 2002 – March 2006 (4 years 2 months)

Vice President
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MER; Capital Markets industry
December 2000 – February 2002 (1 year 3 months)

First Vice President
First Chicago
Public Company; Banking industry
October 1987 – December 2000 (13 years 3 months)


New York University
MRE, Real Estate - Development
2003 – 2005

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
M.B.A., Finance
1986 – 1987

Illinois Wesleyan University
B.A., Chemistry
1981 – 1985

Where no w ?

Gurgaon, Haryana, India (outside of New Delhi)

Present occupation

Managing Director
Aspiron Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Privately Held; Management Consulting industry
May 2010 – Present (8 months)

Aspiron is an India-based strategy development and implementation firm focused on international clients looking to expand their geographical reach and market share into India. Our clients gain perspective and confidence from our unique market-entry approach and our ability to bring diverse business and cultural viewpoints together to create maximum value.

For fun?

Travel, skiing, spending time with family and friends, meeting new people

Favorite IWU Chemistry Memory

Teaching and helping students in organic chemistry labs and the weekly analysis of unknown compound for Quantitative Analysis with the late Dr. Bailey.

Favorite Quotation

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.  Leo Tolstoy