Lance Haverda brings over 25 years of entrepreneurial, sales and marketing, business management and development, and Real Estate experience to A List Partners Advisers. Possessing Masters degrees in both Engineering and Applied Psychology, Lance’s business acumen and ability to build, expand and manage client relations is vast. Lance has come aboard as the Chief Business Development Officer with A List Partners Management and will head up all prospect outreach and marketing, as well as expansion of current client relationships and expansion efforts.
Lance was a member of the vaunted and historic Wrecking Crew defense under Jackie Sherrill while playing football at Texas A&M University, and was part of Coach Sherrill’s first recruiting class. After earning his Masters in Engineering, Lance worked as a Consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) prior to founding and building a very successful retail gallery in Austin, Texas. With no previous retail experience, he partnered with the Dallas, Texas based leather manufacturer, American Leather, and sold more custom, premium leather furniture for them than anyone in the world for over 6 years.
Upon selling his controlling interest in his gallery, he worked in the high-tech industry with high-tech giants such as SAP and Dell, specifically in the Sales, Management, Training and Business Development realm. Also during these last 18 years, Lance obtained and worked in the Real Estate industry with experience in both residential and commercial sales.
Lance has been a Motivational and Inspirational speaker and key note presenter since leaving Texas A&M; and has given talks and key note addresses to the likes of APPLE, BMC, IBM, the YMCA and many more.
Lance is a single father of 3 boys and counts them as his reason for being. He is an avid writer and has been an artist for over 30 years, beginning in his teens under his mother’s tutelage, who was a Regionally renown Ceramicist. His spirituality and service to others remains both a constant and of utmost value to him, while fitness and wellness are also paramount in his continuous growth.