Lloyd Leanse

CFO/COO, San Francisco

Lloyd Leanse, a founding partner of the firm, has extensive investment banking, financial management and business development experience. He has structured more than $1.5 billion of public and private securities offerings, acquisitions, software licenses and real estate transactions for colleges, universities and technology companies.

Recently, Mr. Leanse played a key pioneering role in structuring and deploying the first service to offer students transparent comparisons in the $6 billion per year private student loan market. He is a member of the board of directors of Tuition Plan Consortium, LLC, a non-profit company which offers the only nationwide pre-paid 529 college savings plan.

He previously served as CFO of a publicly traded company and ran business and corporate development for Nuance Communications from its early stage of development until after its IPO.

Mr. Leanse holds FINRA Registered Representative and Municipal Securities Principal licenses. He is a graduate of Stanford University and volunteers frequently for arts and other organizations.

E-mail: lleanse@prager.com
Phone: (415) 403-1914