Pathfinder Ranches

Jeff Meyer

President 

A Wyoming native Jeff Meyer is president of Sweetwater Ranches Conservancy in Wyoming.  Jeff leads the team responsible for managing the Sweetwater River Conservancy and other assets related to Sweetwater Ranches Conservancy.  His career has been dedicated to helping communities to improve surrounding natural and cultural resources.  He's a leader in developing large-scale, master planned projects that are mutually beneficial to businesses communities and natural resources.

Jeff is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, with degrees in business and American history.

Ryan Lance

Senior Vice President, General Counsel 

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 Sweetwater, Ryan is responsible for overseeing ranch and bank operations and providing legal counsel.  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.