29Bison taps Lane as partner and COO

Doylestown, Pennsylvania-based 29Bison, a human capital advisory firm for middle-market private equity and venture firms and their portfolio companies, has named Eric Lane as a partner and chief operating officer. Previously, he worked as human resources officer for Cigna‘s government and business segment.


PHILADELPHIA, October 30, 2019 – 29Bison, a human capital advisory firm for middle market private equity and venture capital firms and their portfolio companies, announced the hiring of Eric Lane as Partner and Chief Operating Officer.

“We are pleased to have Eric join the 29Bison team,” said Laura Queen, Founder and CEO of 29Bison. “Eric’s integration and change management experience, managing initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, consolidations, restructures, and systems integration, along with his experience creating and implementing human capital management and valuation systems, will transition well to 29Bison’s focus of helping clients reduce risk and add value.”

Prior to joining 29Bison, Mr. Lane served as Human Resources Officer for Cigna’s Government and Business segment, as well as the company’s Head of Global Talent Acquisition and Global Human Resources Director. He has also held several Human Resource leadership roles for PepsiCo and Lockheed Martin. Mr. Lane received a B.S. in Labor and Industrial Relations from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.S. in Organization Development from the Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University.

About 29Bison
29Bison is a strategic human capital advisor that helps build value for middle market private equity and venture capital firms and their portfolio companies. The firm provides human capital due diligence, value optimization, and pre- and post-transaction services with the goal of helping clients avoid risk and realize growth. By combining data-driven inquiry with a strengths-based, people-centric approach, 29Bison provides its clients with Deal Assurance™. To learn more, visit 29Bison.com.