Lance TaylorPartner and CFO at HGGC
Mr. Taylor joined HGGC in May 2014 and serves as a Partner and the Chief Financial Officer overseeing the Firm’s finance, accounting and human capital operations. He also sits on the Firm’s Valuation Committee.
Prior to joining HGGC, Mr. Taylor was Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Calera Capital, a middle-market private equity firm with offices in San Francisco and Boston. At Calera, Mr. Taylor oversaw the operations of the firm including investor relations, financial reporting, human resources and facilities. Prior to Calera, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Legacy Venture, a venture focused philanthropic fund-of-funds with over $1 billion of assets under management. Mr. Taylor also worked at Lightspeed Venture Partners as their Director of Finance from 2000 – 2004. He was a Senior Audit Manager at Ernst & Young and began his career in the audit practice of Arthur Andersen in San Jose.
Lance is a member of the USA Board of Directors for Right to Play, a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity.
Mr. Taylor received his Masters of Accountancy and B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University and his M.B.A from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.