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.