Bill Lance

Bill Lance (Ada) - is the Secretary of Commerce for the Chickasaw Nation. He is responsible for the management of all commercial business enterprises of the Chickasaw Nation. The Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce has more than 6,500 employees and is comprised of more than 60 gaming, hospitality, retail, media, manufacturing, and tourism related businesses. In addition to his role as chief executive, Mr. Lance also serves on the board of directors for several other businesses owned by the Chickasaw Nation, including: Global Gaming Solutions, LLC; RSE Enterprises, LLC; Chickasaw Tribal Utility Authority; and Chickasaw Nation Industries. Prior to his current role, Mr. Lance served as Administrator of the Chickasaw Nation Health System, where he oversaw the historic construction of the 370,000 square foot Chickasaw Nation Medical Center located in Ada, Oklahoma. Mr. Lance received a Master’s of Public Health degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Public Health; a Bachelor’s of Science degree from East Central University (ECU) and most recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).

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