Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining Davidson, Lance spent nearly 25 years in the restaurant industry. Most recently, he was Chief Financial Officer at CKE Restaurants, the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands, where he was responsible for all finance and accounting and helped drive the company’s full business transformation process. Prior to CKE, Lance served as the Chief Financial Officer at Jack in the Box, Inc., where he was responsible for not only finance and accounting activities, but also led the Information Technology and Development areas. Lance began his career in the restaurant industry at Papa John’s International and spent nearly 20 years with the brand, eventually becoming its Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, he was directly responsible for financing, accounting, investor relations, internal audit and risk management, while also overseeing the Information Technology, Legal and Human Resources functions. Lance began his career with EY and is a CPA. He graduated from Transylvania University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting.