Chief Operating Officer
Lance Frew brings a 30-year career in leading and transforming organizations to his position as Chief Operating Officer at GBX Group. He has extensive experience in developing and retaining top talent while implementing processes and technology that maximize growth and profitability.
At GBX Group, Lance directs the firm’s operations and oversees human resources, information systems, project management and marketing.
Lance was previously President and Chief Financial Officer at Cleveland-based MCPc, Inc., where he led a remarkable team of people that transformed the business from an IT and office supplies company into a leading provider of integrated technology. During his tenure, annual revenue at MCPc doubled to $300 million.
While serving as Managing Partner at Turning Point Partners, Lance directed an $18 million tax-exempt bond financing and a $50 million private placement. As Finance Director at Austin Powder Company, an international industrial explosives manufacturer, he led the firm’s domestic and international financial operations.
Lance is Vice Chairman and Finance Chair of the board at OneCommunity, Inc. and also serves on the boards of DigitalC and Everstream Solutions. He previously was a board member of MCPc, Vox Mobile, and a regional printing and imaging business.
Lance received his Bachelor of Science degree in management from Case Western Reserve University, and his master of business administration in finance from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.