Lance graduated from SUNY Potsdam with a degree in Geology and a masters in teaching Secondary Earth Science. He has been teaching eighth grade science in Fayetteville, NC since 2002. He and his wife Laura discovered the peace, tranquility and sense of family that William Holland offers in 2007. They have been members of the family ever since. Lance began faceting using Jeff Graham's instructional book and refined his craft by taking classes from David Corn at William Holland.