R. Brad Lane
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
R. Brad Lane is the Chief Executive Officer of RIDGE-LANE LP and RIDGE-LANE Capital, where he leads the firm’s global strategy, management, investment and capital markets functions.
He founded Lane Financial Corporation, a multi-family office for high-net-worth individuals where he oversaw the firm’s wealth management platform as Chief Investment Officer and served as Managing Director of Atlas Capital, the $12 billion investment advisor where he led the origination of private equity investments in Technology, Education, Healthcare, as well as Real Estate, and was co-head of Capital Markets where he was responsible for raising external capital for follow-on financings of portfolio companies.
Mr. Lane serves or has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mount Sinai Medical Center, The David Lynch Foundation, and as Chairman of the New York Forum. He actively advises ranking officials from the United States Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Transportation and Education. Mr. Lane is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor, and a Chartered Valuation Analyst.
Mr. Lane is a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, focused on neuroplasticity in human development utilizing learning sciences and technology design. He was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and is a Lecturer at New York University, teaching a course entitled “Engineering Your Career (and Life)” with applied research in the future of work for the modern economy. Mr. Lane serves as a Distinguished Fellow of the U.S. Council on Competitiveness.