Hurley has been an avid student
of history since a small child. He graduated from the University of
Texas with a Major in History and a Minor in Speech and Drama.
His direct ancestor was a drummer boy during the American Revolution.
He enlisted at age 17 and served under George Washington at Valley
Forge and the Battle of Yorktown. Lance is also distantly related to George Washington.
Lance has two children and three grandchildren.
He has been awarded the prestigious George Washington Honor Medal by Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.
He served his country as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. His military specialty was Intelligence and was offered an appointment as a Special Agent with the FBI upon completion of active duty.
He was captain of his Battalion football team and was
selected to First Team, All Force Troops as a defensive back.
He now runs the 200 Meters in Masters Track and Field competition.
A Life Scout and a member of the Order of the Arrow, his first merit badge was for Public Speaking.
(a harbinger of things to come).
He is a two time winner of the state of Arizona Toastmasters International Speech Contest and was a charter member of the National Speakers Association.
ordained Minister he received his Doctorate from Phoenix University
of Theology. He is affiliated
with Athletes in Ministry, International.
Lance taught for six years at a Christian Co-0p of High School students.
His courses were
The Christian American Revolution and Christian Aspects of the Civil War.
In his "other life" he is a Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, and a Certified Financial Planner.
He was a Bank Executive for eight years and in total has over 40 years experience in advising highly compensated business executives, business owners on all aspects of their personal financial and estate planning.
Lance has given over 1000 public seminars. He has had his own radio talk show, and for seven years wrote a weekly column on financial planning.
He has addressed numerous financial planning conventions and been interviewed on television, radio and by national publications for his views on financial planning.
Lance has been the number one producer for several life insurance companies and is frequently sought out by his peers for advice.
Lance is uniquely qualified to bring the wisdom of Washington and Henry and applying the lessons learned from the struggles and obstacles of the American Revolution period to those principles of business, organization, management and sales, to the challenges facing business organizations today.