Pathfinder Ranches

Ryan Lance


A Wyoming native, Ryan Lance has dedicated more than a decade of his career to Wyoming institutions including the Office of State Lands and Investments, and the Office of the Governor. His expertise includes the development and administration of policies related to energy development, recreation, agriculture, wildlife, air and water quality and the preservation of natural resources. As a member of the leadership team for Pathfinder, Ryan leads the Pathfinder Ranches team, overseeing ranch and bank operations, providing legal counsel and crafting the business strategy.  Given his background in natural resource law and federal and state trust land policy, he also works to guide our partners through the project permitting process.

Ryan received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Government, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Wyoming.