Lonnie Bane

Chairman, The Sierra Institute

Lonnie is President of Bane Coaching & Consulting, LLC. His consulting practice is focused on executive coaching and human capital consulting. His client group includes both domestic and international companies covering diverse industries, including energy (exploration, production, refining & petrochemical), oil & gas service, oil & gas drilling, seismic services, heavy manufacturing, consumer services, retail and automotive.

Prior to founding Bane Coaching & Consulting, LLC, Lonnie was senior vice president, human resources and administration for Pride International, one of the world’s largest offshore oil & gas drilling companies, doing business in 26 countries with 50+ nationalities. He has 30+ years of executive experience in human resources, administration and business development, having done business in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.

Additionally, Lonnie serves as a human capital consultant and executive coach for hrQ, Inc., a professional HR services firm. Lonnie has been a Senior Fellow of The Sierra Institute since 2004, joining the Advisory Board in 2013 and became Chairman in January, 2014.

He resides in the Texas hill country, and conducts his business in Houston, Austin and San Antonio. He is a native of Nebraska and earned a BS degree in Business Administration with emphasis in industrial relations and human resources.