Bob LancasterBusiness Advisory Services Director
Based in Nashville Metro, Bob works with clients throughout Tennessee.
Strategic Planning
Bob has over fifty years of leadership roles in public accounting, for-profit corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and academia. He joined Pathway Lending in 2011 to organize and lead their business advisory services, which include training, technical assistance, coaching, mentoring and a broad range of other business development services designed to help entrepreneurs start, sustain, or grow their businesses.
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Professional Experience
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer of a large, publicly traded paper company he led the development and implementation of a multi-year program to reduce costs, sell non-strategic assets, repay debt, and redirect the business to become more competitive and profitable.
Chairman of the Board
As Chairman of the Board of a Chapter of the American Red Cross, he led the turnaround of the Chapter through several initiatives and programs to improve the Board’s leadership of the Chapter, to increase the quality and scope of services provided by the Chapter, and to strengthen the Chapter’s financial and volunteer resources.
Adjunct Professor
Bob has taught undergraduate and graduate business courses at two universities.
Financial Analysis, Strategic Planning, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Nonprofits, Strategic Financial Planning, Analysis, Management Consulting, Data Analysis, Budgets
Salesforce, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
Education & Certifications

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bachelor's degree, Accounting

Tennessee Technological University
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance