Eclectic Mentor
Truly unique skill set of 
executive leadership, teaching leadership and strategy as an executive professor, and consulting/mentoring with broad array of companies.  Strong business educational background.
Eclectic Mentor
Truly unique skill set of executive leadership, teaching leadership and strategy as executive professor, and 
mentoring/consulting
experience with broad array of companie
Eclectic Mentor
Truly unique skill set of executive leadership, teaching leadership and strategy as executive professor, and 
mentoring/consulting
experience with broad array of companies.

Expertise

As author of Develop A Leadership Plan Become A Great Leader, Lane's passion is leadership mentoring. His unique background of executive leadership, consulting, teaching leadership, and executive coaching provides high content high impact mentoring to a diversity of clients from entrepreneurs to senior leaders in large companies.


Executive Leadership


Lane spent over 29 years with Shell Oil Company with half that time in senior executive positions including Vice President Corporate Planning, CFO, Regional Coordinator Far East & Australasia (Royal Dutch Shell), Director East Zone Oil Products (Royal Dutch Shell), and President Shell Chemical Company. He was also the Executive Vice President of SAIC’s energy practice and CEO of Grand Basin, a joint venture between SAIC and Halliburton.

 

Teaching Leadership


He taught Corporate Strategy and Strategic Leadership courses at the University of Houston as an Executive Professor for over five years. During that time, Lane was Executive Director of the Global Energy Management Institute and also taught energy courses. He and Christopher Ross authored Terra Incognita: A Navigation Aid for Energy Leaders, published in 2007.

 

Consulting & Mentoring


Lane has been a Silver Fox Advisor for over a decade and mentors on their CEO Roundtable program. He is President of Sloan Consulting Services, Inc., consulting and mentoring companies of all sizes. He serves on a number of boards including the Houston Technology Center, a business accelerator assisting entrepreneurs and emerging companies. He is on the boards of QuantaPoint, NeoPure and Davidson Instruments, as well as the advisory board of BlueLance. Lane is Chairman of Link2, LLC.

 

Business Education

 

Lane graduated from the University of Colorado with a BS in Business (Management & Marketing) in 1969 and an MS in Management Science in 1970. Later, he received an MS in Accounting and an MBA in Finance from the University of Houston. Lane was formerly a CPA.