Lance Wallace

Communications expert

Lance Wallace is director of communications at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Prior to that, he served for nearly 10 years as director of communications and marketing at the Atlanta-based Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. He cut his teeth in journalism at a number of venues, but started at the now-defunct Lake Wales (Fla.) Daily Highlander. He also wrote for the Destin (Fla.) Log and exited newspaper journalism after seven years at The Macon (Ga.) Telegraph. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from Troy University in Troy, Ala., and a master of business administration from Mercer University in Atlanta, Ga.